Photosynthesis (Net CO2 Exchange Rate) References
Larrea tridentata (Sesse & Moc. ex DC.) Coville [Creosote Bush]

Ellsworth, D.S., Reich, P.B., Naumburg, E.S., Koch, G.W., Kubiske, M.E. and Smith, S.D. 2004. Photosynthesis, carboxylation and leaf nitrogen responses of 16 species to elevated pCO2 across four free-air CO2 enrichment experiments in forest, grassland and desert. Global Change Biology 10: 2121-2138.

Hamerlynck, E.P., Huxman, T.E., Loik, M.E. and Smith, S.D. 2000a. Effects of extreme high temperature, drought and elevated CO2 on photosynthesis of the Mojave Desert evergreen shrub, Larrea tridentata. Plant Ecology 148: 183-193.

Hamerlynck, E.P., Huxman, T.E., Nowak, R.S., Redar, S., Loik, M.E., Jordan, S.F., Zitzer, J.S., Coleman, J.R., Seemann, and Smith, S.D. 2000b. Photosynthetic responses of Larrea tridentata to a step-increase in atmospheric CO2 at the Nevade Desert FACE Facility. Journal of Arid Environments 44: 425-436.

Housman, D.C., Naumburg, E., Huxman, T.E., Charlet, T.N., Nowak, R.S. and Smith, S.D. 2006. Increases in desert shrub productivity under elevated carbon dioxide vary with water availability. Ecosystems 9: 374-385.

Huxman, K.A., Smith, S.D. and Neuman, D.S. 1999. Root hydraulic conductivity of Larrea tridentata and Helianthus annuus under elevated CO2.

Naumburg, E., Housman, D.C., Huxman, T.E., Charlet, T.N., Loik, M.E. and Smith, S.D. 2003. Photosynthetic responses of Mojave Desert shrubs to free air CO2 enrichment are greatest during wet years. Global Change Biology 9: 276-285.

Naumburg, E., Loik, M.E. and Smith, S.D. 2004. Photosynthetic responses of Larrea tridentata to seasonal temperature extremes under elevated CO2. New Phytologist 162: 323-330.

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