Jay Wason – Selected Publications

Up to date and complete publication list can be viewed on my Google Scholar Profile.

Selected publications (* denotes mentee):

  • 2023 French K*, Vadeboncoeur M, Asbjornsen H, Fraver S, Kenefic L, Moore D, and Wason J. Temporary thinning shock effects in previously shaded red spruce. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. In press.
  • 2023 French K*, Vadeboncoeur M, Asbjornsen H, Kenefic L, Moore D, and Wason J. Physiological response of mature red spruce trees to partial and complete sapwood severing. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology. In press.
  • 2022 Bouda M, Hugget B, Prats K, Wason J, Wilson J, and Brodersen C. Hydraulic failure as a primary driver of xylem network evolution in early vascular plants. Science. 378: 642-646.
  • 2022 Read Z, Fraver S, Forrester J, Wason J, and Woodall C. Temporal trends in CO2 emissions from Picea rubens stumps: A chronosequence approach. Forest Ecology and Management. 524: 120528.
  • 2022 Tourville J, Wason J, and Dovciak M. Canopy gaps facilitate upslope shifts in montane conifers but not in temperate deciduous trees in the Northeastern United States. Journal of Ecology. In-press.
  • 2022 van Kampen R*, Fisichelli N, Zhang YJ, and Wason J. Drought timing and species growth phenology determine intra-annual recovery of tree height and diameter growth. AoB Plants. 14 (3): plac012. https://doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/plac012
  • 2021 Allogio JA, Fraver S, Kenefic LS, Wason J, Berrill J-P. Microsite requirements for successful regeneration in lowland northern white-cedar (Thuja occidentalis L.) forests. Forest Ecology and Management 499: 119639. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119639
  • 2021 Wason J, Battles J, Berdugo M, Casson P, Tourville J, and Dovciak M. Sentinel Research Sites in Global Change Research: Whiteface Mountain, New York. Northeastern Naturalist, 28(sp11), 47-63. https://doi.org/10.1656/045.028.s1104
  • 2021 Wason J, Bouda M, Lee E, McElrone AJ, Phillips RJ, Shackel KA, Matthews MA, Brodersen C. Xylem network connectivity and embolism spread in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.). Plant Physiology, 186(1), 373-387. https://doi.org/10.1093/plphys/kiab045
  • 2021 Puhlick J, Fernandez I, & Wason J. Non-Native Earthworms Invade Forest Soils in Northern Maine, USA. Forests, 12(1), 80. https://doi.org/10.3390/f12010080
  • 2019 Wason J, Beier C, Battles J, and Dovciak M. Acidic deposition and climate warming as drivers of tree growth in high-elevation spruce-fir forests of the Northeastern US. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, in press. doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2019.00063
  • 2019 Wason J, Brodersen C, and Huggett B. The functional implications of tracheary connections across growth rings in four northern hardwood trees. Annals of Botany. 124(2). doi: 10.1093/aob/mcz076
  • 2019 Brodersen C, Roddy A, Wason J, and McElrone A. 2018 Functional status of xylem through time. Annual Review of Plant Biology. 70. doi: 10.1146/annurev-arplant-050718-100455
  • 2018 Berdugo Moreno MB, Quant, J, Wason J, and Dovciak M. Latitudinal patterns and environmental drivers of moss layer cover in extratropical forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 27(10), 1213-1224. doi: 10.1111/geb.12778
  • 2018 Wason J, Anstreicher K*, Stephansky N*, Huggett B, and Brodersen C. Hydraulic safety margins and air-seeding thresholds in roots, trunks, branches, and petioles of four northern hardwood trees. New Phytologist, 219(1), 77-88. doi: 10.1111/nph.15135.
  • 2017 Wason J, Huggett B, and Brodersen C. MicroCT imaging as a tool to study vessel endings in situ. American Journal of Botany, 104(9), 1424-1430. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1700199.
  • 2017 Wason J, Bevilacqua E, and Dovciak M. Climates on the move: Implications of climate warming for species distributions in mountains of the northeastern United States. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 246, 272-280. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.05.019.
  • 2017 Wason J, Dovciak M, Beier C, and Battles J. Tree-growth is more sensitive than species distributions to recent changes in climate and acidic deposition in the northeastern United States. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54, 1648–1657. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12899.
  • 2017 Wason J and Dovciak M. Tree demography suggests multiple directions and drivers for species range shifts in mountains of northeastern United States. Global Change Biology, 23, 3335–3347. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13584.

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