Brantley, S. L., Eissenstat, D. M., Marshall, J. A., Godsey, S. E., Balogh-Brunstad, Z., Karwan, D. L., Papuga, S. A., Roering, J., Dawson, T. E., Evaristo, J., Chadwick, O., McDonnell, J. J., and Weathers, K. C.: Reviews and syntheses: On the roles trees play in building and plumbing the Critical Zone, Biogeosciences Discuss., doi:10.5194/bg-2017-61, in review, 2017.

  1. Chen W, Koide RT, Eissenstat DM. 2017. Root morphology and mycorrhizal type strongly influence root production in nutrient hot spots of mixed forests. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12800
  2. Hasenmueller EA, Xin G, Weitzman JN, Adams TS, Stinchcomb GE, Eissenstat DM, Drohan PJ, Brantley SL, Kaye JP. 2017. Weathering of rock to regolith: The activity of deep roots in bedrock fractures. Geoderma 300: 11-31 doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.03.020.
  3. McCormack ML, Guo D, Iversen CM, Chen W, Eissenstat DM, Fernandez CW, Li L, Ma C, Ma Z, Poorter H, Reich PW, Zadworny M, Zanne A. 2017. Building a better foundation: Improving root-trait measurements to understand and model plant and ecosystem processes. New Phytologist 215:27-37. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14459
  4. Radville L, Bauerle TL, Comas LH, Marchetto KA, Lakso AN, Smart DR, Dunst RM, Eissenstat DM. 2016. Limited linkages of aboveground with belowground phenology: a study in grape. American Journal of Botany 103: 1-15  DOI:10.3732/ajb.1600212
  5. McCormack ML, Iversen CM, Eissenstat DM. 2016. Moving forward with fine-root definitions and research. New Phytologist 212: 313. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14100
  6. Smith LA, Eissenstat DM, Kaye MW. 2016. Variability in aboveground carbon driven by slope aspect and curvature in an eastern deciduous forest, USA.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2016-0147
  7. Cheng L, Chen W, Adams TS, Wei X, Li L, McCormack ML, DeForest JL, Koide RT, Eissenstat DM. 2016. Mycorrhizal fungi and roots are complementary in foraging within nutrient patches. Ecology 97: 2815-2823
  8. Chen W, Koide RT, Adams TS, DeForest JL, Cheng L, Eissenstat DM. 2016. Root morphology and mycorrhizal symbioses together shape nutrient foraging strategies of temperate trees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113: 8741-8746.  DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1601006113
  9. Trocha L, Rudy E, Chen W, Dabert M, Eissenstat DM. 2016. Linking the respiration of fungal sporocarps with their nitrogen concentration: variation among species, tissues, and guilds. Functional Ecology 30: 1756-1768 doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12688
  10. Sullivan P, Ma L, West N, Jin L, Karwan DL, Noireaux J, Steinhoefel G, Gaines KP, Eissenstat DM, Gaillardet J, Derry LA, Meek K, Hynek S, Brantley SL 2016.  CZ-tope at Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO: Synthesizing multiple isotope proxies to elucidate Critical Zone processes across timescales in a temperate forested landscape. Chemical Geology  45: 103-119.  doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.05.012
  11. Radville L, Post E, Eissenstat DM, 2016. Root phenology in an Arctic shrub-graminoid community: The effects of long-term warming and herbivore exclusion. Climate Change Responses DOI: 10.1186/s40665-016-0017-0
  12. Gaines KP, Meinzer FC, Duffy CJ, Thomas EM, Eissenstat DM.  2016. Rapid tree water transport and residence times in a Pennsylvania catchment. Ecohydrology 9: 15541565. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1747
  13. Ceccon C, Tagliavini M, Schmitt AO, Eissenstat DM. 2016. Untangling the effects of root age and tissue nitrogen on root respiration in Populus tremuloides at different nitrogen supplies. Tree Physiology 36: 618-627. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpw022
  14. Brantley SL, DiBiase RA, Russo TA, Shi Y, Lin H, Davis KJ, Kaye M, Hill L, Kaye J, Eissenstat DM, Hoagland B, Dere AL, Neal AL, Brubaker KM, Arthur D K. 2016. Designing a suite of measurements to understand the critical zone, Earth Surface Dynamics 4: 211-235, doi:10.5194/esurf-4-211-2016.
  15. Radville L, McCormack ML, Post E, Eissenstat DM. 2016. Root phenology in a changing climate.  Journal of Experimental Botany. 67: 3616-3628. doi:10.1093/jxb/erw062
  16. Cahoon SMP, Sullivan PF, Gamm C, Welker JM, Eissenstat DM, Post E. 2016. Limited variation in proportional contributions of auto- and heterotrophic soil respiration, despite large differences in vegetation structure and function in the Low Arctic. Biogeochemistry 127:339–351. DOI:10.1007/s10533-016-0184-x
  17. Klodd AE, Eissenstat DM, Wolf TK, Centinari M. 2016. Coping with cover crop competition in mature grapevines. Plant and Soil 400: 391-402. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-015-2748-2 pdf
  18. Gaines KP, Stanley JW, Meinzer FC, McCulloh KA, Woodruff DR, Chen W, Adams TS, Lin H and Eissenstat DM. 2016. Reliance on shallow soil water in a mixed-hardwood forest in central Pennsylvania.  Tree Physiology 36: 444-458   doi:10.1093/treephys/tpv112
  19. Eissenstat DM, Kucharski JM, Zadworny M, Adams TS, Koide RT.  2015. Linking root traits to nutrient foraging in arbuscular mycorrhizal trees in a temperate forest. New Phytologist 208: 114-124.  doi: 10.1111/nph.13451 (Full-article PDF)(The definitive version is available at
  20. Liu B, Li H, Zhu B, Koide RT, Eissesntat DM, Guo D. 2015.  Complementarity in nutrient foraging strategies of absorptive fine roots and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi across 14 coexisting subtropical tree species. New Phytologist 208:124-136.
  21. Herndon EM, Jin L, Andrews DM, Eissenstat DM, and Brantley SL. 2015. Impact of vegetation on manganese cycling in temperate forests. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29: 160-174.
  22. Adams TS, Eissenstat DM.  2015. On the controls of root lifespan:  assessing the role of soluble phenolics.  Plant and Soil 392:301-308  (Full article-PDF)
  23. McCormack MLIA Dickie, DM Eissenstat, TJ Fahey, CW Fernandez, D Guo, H-S Helmisaari, EA Hobbie, CM Iversen, RB Jackson, J Leppälammi-Kujansuu, RJ Norby, RP Phillips, KS Pregitzer, SG Pritchard, B Rewald, M Zadworny. 2015. Redefining fine roots improves understanding of belowground contributions to terrestrial biosphere processes. New Phytologist 207: 505-518. doi: 10.1111/nph.13363.
  24. McCormack ML, Gaines KP, Pastore M, Eissenstat DM. 2015. Early season root production in relation to leaf production among six diverse tree species.  Plant and Soil 389: 121-129
  25. McCormack ML, Crisfield E, Raczka B, Schnekenburger F, Eissenstat DM, Smithwick EAH. 2015. Sensitivity of four ecological models to adjustments in fine root turnover rate. Ecological Modelling 297:107-117
  26. McCormack ML, Adams TS, Smithwick EAH, Eissenstat DM. 2014. Variability in root production, phenology and turnover rate among 12 temperate tree species. Ecology 95: 2224-2235 (full article-pdf)
  27. Adams TS, Eissenstat DM. 2014. The continuous incorporation of carbon into existing Sassafras albidum roots and its implications for estimating root turnover.  PLOS ONE 9(5) e95321. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095321 (full article-website)
  28. Adams TS, McCormack ML, Eissenstat DM. 2013. Foraging strategies in trees of different root morphology: the role of root lifespan. Tree Physiology 33: 940-948. (full article-pdf)
  29. Mueller KE, Eissenstat DM, Müller CW, Oleksyn J, Reich PB and Freeman KH. 2013. What controls the concentration of various aliphatic lipids in soil? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 63: 14-17 (full article- pdf)
  30. McCormack ML, DM Eissenstat, A Prasad, EAH Smithwick. 2013. Regional scale patterns of fine root lifespan and turnover under current and future climate. Global Change Biology 19:1697-1708. (full article-pdf)
  31. Meinzer, F.C., Woodruff, D.R., Eissenstat D.M., Lin H.S., Adams, T.S., McCulloh, K.A. 2013. Above- and belowground controls on water use by trees of different wood types in an eastern United States deciduous forest. Tree Physiology 33: 345-356
  32. Naithani, K. S., Baldwin, D.C., Gaines K.P., Lin, H., and Eissenstat, D. M., 2013. Spatial distribution of tree species governs the spatio-temporal interaction of leaf area index and soil moisture across a forested landscape.  PLoS ONE 8(3): e58704. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058704
  33. Smithwick E.A.H., Eissenstat D.M., Lovett G.M., Bowden R.D., Rustad L.E. and C.T. Driscoll. 2013. Root stress and nitrogen deposition: consequences and research priorities. New Phytologist 197: 712-719.(full article-pdf)
  34. Chen, W., Zeng, H., Eissenstat, D.M. and D Guo. 2013. Variation of first-order root traits across climatic gradients and evolutionary trends in geological time. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 846-856 (DOI: 10.1111/geb.12048)
  35. Eissenstat, D.M., McCormack, M.L. and Q. Du. 2013. Global change and root lifespan. In: Eshel A., Beeckman T. (eds.).  Plant Roots: The Hidden Half (4 ed.). Taylor and Francis Group/CRC Press, Pp. 27-1 - 27-13
  36. Bagniewska-Zadworna, A., Byczk, J., Eissenstat, D.M., Oleksyn, J. and M. Zadworny 2012. Avoiding transport bottlenecks in an expanding root system: xylem vessel development in fibrous and pioneer roots under field conditions.  American Journal of Botany 99: 1-10(full article-pdf)
  37. McCormack, M.L., Adams, T.S., Smithwick, E.A.H. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2012. Predicting fine root lifespan from plant functional traits in temperate trees. New Phytologist 195: 823-831 (full article-pdf)
  38. Mueller, K.E., Hobbie, S.E. , Oleksyn, J., Reich, P.B. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2012. Do evergreen and deciduous trees have different effects on net N mineralization in soil? Ecology 93: 1463-1472 (full article-pdf)
  39. Mueller, K.E., Eissenstat, D.M, Hobbie, S.E., Oleksyn, J., Jagodzinski, A.M., Reich, P.B., Chadwick, O.A., and Chorover, J. 2012. Tree species effects on coupled cycles of carbon, nitrogen, and acidity in mineral soils at common garden experiment.  Biogeochemistry DOI 10.1007/s10533-011-9695-7 (full article-pdf)
  40. Iversen, C.M., Murphy, M.T., Allen, M.F., Childs, J., Eissenstat, D.M., Lilleskov, E.A., Sarjala, T.M., Sloan, V.L. and P.F. Sullivan. 2012. Advancing the use of minirhizotrons in wetlands. Plant Soil 352: 23-39 (full article-pdf)
  41. Johnson, D.M., McCulloh, K.A., Meinzer, F.C., Woodruff, D.R. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2011. Hydraulic patterns and safety margins, from stem to stomata, in three eastern US tree species. Tree Physiology 31: 659-668 (full article-pdf)
  42. Polverigiani, S., McCormack, M.L., Mueller, C.W. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2011. Growth and physiology of olive pioneer and fibrous roots exposed to soil moisture deficits. Tree Physiology 31: 1228–1237 (full article-pdf)
  43. Zadworny, M. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2011. Contrasting the morphology, anatomy and fungal colonization of new pioneer and fibrous roots. New Phytologist 190:213-221 (full article-pdf)
  44. Goebel, M., Hobbie, S.E., Bulaj, B., Zadworny, M., Archibald, D.D., Oleksyn, J., Reich, P.B., and D.M. Eissenstat. 2011. Decomposition of the finest root branching orders: Linking carbon and nutrient dynamics belowground to fine root function and structure. Ecological Monographs 81:89-102 (full article-pdf)
  45. Baldi E., Toselli M., Eissenstat D.M. and Marangoni B. 2010. Organic fertilization leads to increased peach root production and lifespan. Tree Physiology 30: 1373-1382 (full article-pdf)
  46. Mueller, K.E., Diefendorf, A.F., Freeman, K.H., and D.M. Eissenstat. 2010. Appraising the roles of nutrient availability, global change, and functional traits during the angiosperm rise to dominance. Ecology Letters 13:E1-E6 (full article-pdf)
  47. Trocha, L.K., Mulcha, J., Eissenstat, D.M., Reich, P.B., and J. Oleksyn. 2010. Ectomycorrhizal identity determines respiration and concentrations of nitrogen and non-structural carbohydrates in root tips: a test using Pinus sylvestris and Quercus robur saplings. Tree Physiology 30: 648-654 (full article-pdf)
  48. Hobbie, S.E., Oleksyn, J., Eissenstat, D.M. and Reich, P.B. 2010. Fine root decomposition rates do not mirror those of leaf litter among temperate tree species. Oecologia 162: 505-513 (full article-pdf)
  49. Comas, L.H., Bauerle, T.L. and Eissenstat, D.M. 2010. Biological and environmental factors controlling root dynamics and function: Effects of root aging and soil moisture. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 16: 131-137 (full article-pdf)
  50. Anderson, L.J., Derner, J.D., Polley, H.W., Gordon, W.S., Eissenstat, D.M. and Jackson, R.B. 2010. Root responses along a subambient to elevated CO2 gradient in a C3–C4 grassland. Global Change Biology 16:454–468. (full article-pdf)
  51. Dauer, J.M., Withington, J.M., Chorover, J., Chadwick, O.A., Oleksyn, J., Reich, P.B. and Eissenstat, D.M. 2009. A scanner-based approach to soil profile-wall mapping of root distribution. Dendrobiology 62: 35-40 (full article-pdf)
  52. Comas, L.H. and Eissenstat, D.M. 2009. Patterns in root trait variation among 25 co-existing North American forest species. New Phytologist 182: 919-928. (full article-pdf)
  53. Volder, A., Anderson, L.J., Smart, D.R., Bloom, A.J., Lakso, A.N. and Eissenstat, D.M. 2009. Estimating nitrogen uptake of individual roots in container and field-grown plants using a 15N-depletion approach. Functional Plant Biology 36: 621-628. (full article-pdf)
  54. Valenzuela-Estrada, L.R, Richards, J.H., Diaz, A., and Eissenstat, D.M. 2009. Patterns of nocturnal rehydration in root tissues of Vaccinium corymbosum L. under severe drought conditions. Journal of Experimental Botany 60: 1241-1247. (full article-pdf)
  55. Valenzuela-Estrada, L.R., V. Vera-Caraballo, L.E. Ruth, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2008. Root anatomy, morphology and longevity among root orders in Vaccinium corymbosum (Ericaceae). American Journal of Botany 95: 1506-1514. (full article-pdf)
  56. Resendes, M.L., Bryla, D.R., Eissenstat, D.M. 2008 Early events in the life of apple roots: variation in root growth rate is linked to mycorrhizal and nonmycorrhizal fungal colonization. Plant and Soil 313:175–186 (full article-pdf)
  57. Bauerle, T.L., Smart, D.R., Bauerle, W.L., Stockert, C., Eissenstat, D.M. 2008. Root foraging in response to heterogeneous soil moisture in two grapevines that differ in potential growth rate. New Phytologist 179:857-866 (full article-pdf)
  58. Malcolm G.M., López-Gutiérrez J.C., Koide R.T., Eissenstat D.M. 2008. Acclimation to temperature and temperature sensitivity of metabolism by ectomycorrhizal fungi. Global Change Biology 14:1169-1180 (full article-pdf)
  59. López-Gutiérrez J.C., Malcolm G.M., Koide R.T., Eissenstat D.M. (2008). Ectomycorrhizal fungi from Alaska and Pennsylvania: adaptation of mycelia respiratory response to temperature? The New Phytologist 180: 741-744 (full article-pdf)
  60. Lakso A.N., Intrigliolo D.., Eissenstat D.M. 2008. Modeling Concord grapes with “VitiSim”, a simplified carbon balance model: understanding pruning effects. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 803:243-250 (full article-pdf)
  61. Bauerle T.L., Richards J.H., Smart D.R. & Eissenstat D.M. 2008. Importance of internal hydraulic redistribution for prolonging lifespan of roots in dry soil. Plant Cell & Environment 31:171-186 (full article-pdf)
  62. Eissenstat D.M. 2007. Dinamica di crescita delle radici nelle colture da frutto. Italus Hortus 14: 1-8 (full article- pdf)
  63. Dauer J.M., Chorover J., Chadwick O.A., Oleksyn J., Tjoelker M.G., Hobbie S.E., Reich P.B., Eissenstat D.M. 2007. Controls over leaf and litter calcium concentrations among temperate trees. Biogeochemistry 86:175-187 (full artidle-pdf)
  64. Lucash M.S., Eissenstat D.M., Joslin J.D., Yanai R.D. 2007. Estimating nutrient uptake by mature tree roots under field conditions: challenges and opportunities. Trees 21:593-603. (full article- pdf)
  65. Bauerle T.L., Eissenstat D.M., Granett J., Gardner DM, and Smart D.R. 2007. Consequences of insect herbivory on grape fine root systems with different growth rates. Plant Cell & Environment 30: 786-795. (full article- pdf)
  66. Eissenstat, D.M., A.N. Lakso, D. Neilsen, D.R. Smart, T.L. Bauerle, L.H. Comas, and G.H. Neilsen. 2006. Seasonal patterns of root growth in relation to shoot phenology in grape and apple In: Retamales, J.B., Lobos, G.A. Acta Horticulturae 721. Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Plants, pp. 21-26 (full article- pdf)
  67. Eissenstat, D. M., X. Huang, and A. N. Lakso. 2006. Modeling carbon allocation below ground. In: Braun, P (ed.)Acta Horticulturae 707. VII International Symposium on Modelling in Fruit Research and Orchard Management, pp. 143-150 (full article-pdf)
  68. Withington, J.M., P.B. Reich, J. Oleksyn, and D.M Eissenstat. 2006. Comparisons of structure and life span in roots and leaves among temperate trees. Ecological Monographs 76:381-397 (full article-pdf)
  69. Huang, X., A.N. Lakso, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2005. Interactive effects of soil temperature and moisture on Concord grape root respiration. Journal of Experimental Botany 56:2651-2660. (full article-pdf)
  70. Reich, P.B., J. Oleksyn, J. Modrzynski, P. Mrozinski, S.E. Hobbie, D.M. Eissenstat, J. Chorover, O.A. Chadwick, C.M. Hale, and M.G. Tjoelker. 2005. Linking litter calcium, earthworms and soil properties: a common garden test with 14 tree species. Ecology Letters 8:811-818. (full article - pdf)
  71. Volder, A., D.R. Smart, A.J. Bloom, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2005. Rapid decline in nitrate uptake and respiration with age in fine lateral roots of grape: implications for root efficiency and competitive effectiveness. New Phytologist 165: 493-502 (full article-pdf)
  72. Comas, L.H., L.J. Anderson, R.M. Dunst, A.N. Lakso and D.M. Eissenstat. 2005. Canopy and environmental control of root dynamics in a long-term study of Concord grape. New Phytologist 167: 829-840.(full article-pdf)
  73. Lakso, A. N. and D. M. Eissenstat. 2005. Crop load-physiology, modeling and relationships to root growth in grapevines. Proc. 12th Austral. Wine Ind. Tech. Conference, (R.J. Blair, P.J. Williams, and I.S. Pretorius eds.),
  74. Bryla, D.R. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2005. In: Lambers, H, Ribas-Carbo, M., eds., Plant Respiration: From Cell to Ecosystem. Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Series, Vol. 18, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp 207-224
  75. Eissenstat, D.M. and A. Volder. 2005. . In: H. BassiriRad (ed.). Nutrient Acquisition by Plants: An Ecological Perspective. Ecological Studies 191. New York, Springer-Verlag, pp.185-220.
  76. Akritas M.G.,Y. Du, D.M. Eissenstat. 2004 Nonparametric Statistics 16: 153-169
  77. Comas, L.H. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2004. Linking root traits to maximum potential growth rate among eleven mature temperate tree species. Functional Ecology 18: 388-397 (full article-PDF)
  78. Withington J.M., A.D. Elkin, B. Bulaj, J. Olesinski, K.N. Tracy, T.J. Bouma, J. Oleksyn, L.J. Anderson, J. Modrzynski, P.B. Reich and D.M. Eissenstat. 2003. The impact of material for minirhizotron tubes for root research. New Phytologist 160: 1-12 (full article- PDF)
  79. Wells, C.E. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2003. Beyond the roots of young seedlings: the influence of age and order on root physiology. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 21: 324-334 (full article-PDF)
  80. Anderson, L.J., L.H. Comas, A.N. Lakso, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2003. Multiple risk factors in root survivorship: a 4 -year study in Concord grape. New Phytologist 158: 489-501 (full article-pdf)
  81. Yanai, R.D. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2002. Coping with herbivores and pathogens: a model of optimal root turnover. Functional Ecology 16: 865-869 (full article-pdf)
  82. Comas, L.H., T.J. Bouma, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2002. Linking root traits to potential growth rate in six temperate tree species. Oecologia 132: 34-43 (full article-PDF)
  83. Fisher, M.C.T., D.M. Eissenstat, and J.P. Lynch 2002. Lack of evidence for programmed root senescence in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) grown at different levels of phosphorous supply. New Phytologist 153: 63-71 (full article- PDF)
  84. In: Waisel, Y., A. Eshel, U. Kafkafi (eds.). Plant Roots: The Hidden Half. 3rd Edition. New York, Marcel Dekker, Inc. pp. 221-238
  85. Eissenstat, D.M. A cost-benefit approach to understanding citrus root lifespan. Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture (IX Congress 2000), pp 912-917
  86. Eissenstat, D.M., C.E. Wells, and L. Wang. 2002. Root efficiency and mineral nutrition in apple. In: D. Neilsen, B. Fallahi, G. Neilsen, F. Peryea (eds.) Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Deciduous Fruit Crops. Acta Horticulturae 564: 165-184 (full article- PDF)
  87. Wells, C.E., D.M. Glenn, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2002. Changes in the risk of fine root mortality with age: a case study in peach, Prunus persica (Rosaceae). American Journal of Botany 89: 79-87 (full article- PDF)
  88. Wells, C.E., D.M. Glenn, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2002. Soil insects alter fine root demography in peach (Prunus persica). Plant, Cell & Environment 25: 431-439 (full article- PDF)
  89. Eissenstat, D.M., L.H. Comas, L.J. Anderson, and A.N. Lasko. 2001. Root Biology in grapes: a case study in canopy pruning and irrigation in Concord root dynamics. Pennsylvania Fruit News 81:74-76 (full article- PDF)
  90. Bryla, D.R., T.J. Bouma, U. Hartmond, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2001. Influence of temperature and soil drying on respiration of individual roots in citrus: integrating greenhouse observations into a predictive model for the field. Plant, Cell & Environment 24: 431-439 (full article- PDF)
  91. Bouma, T.J., R.D. Yanai, A.D. Elkin, U. Hartmond, D.E. Flores-Alva, and D.M. Eissenstat. 2001. Estimating age-dependent costs and benefits of roots wirh contrasting lifespan: comparing apples and oranges. New Phytologist 150: 685-695 (full article- PDF)
  92. Wells, C.E. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2001. Marked differences in survivorship among apple roots of different diameter. Ecology 83: 882-892. (full article-PDF)
  93. Comas, L.H., D.M. Eissenstat and A.N. Lasko. 2000. Assessing root death and root system dynamics in a study of grape canopy pruning. New Phytologist 147:171-178 (full article-pdf)
  94. In: A. Stokes (ed.) The Supporting Roots of Trees and Woody Plants: Form, Function and Physiology. Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences Series. Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 391-396.
  95. Eissenstat, D.M., C.E. Wells, R.D. Yanai, and J.L. Whitbeck. 2000. Building fine roots in a changing environment: implications for root longevity. New Phytologist 147: 33-42 . (full article-PDF)
  96. Huang, B. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2000. In: R. Wilkinson (ed.) Plant-Environment Interactions, 2nd Edition., Marcel Dekker, Inc. pp. 111-132
  97. Huang, B. and D.M. Eissenstat. 2000. Linking root hydraulic conductivity to anatomy in citrus rootstocks that vary in specific root length. Journal of American Society of Horticultural Science 125: 260-265 (full article-PDF)
  98. Eissenstat, D.M. 2000. Root Structure and function in an ecological context. Invited Commentary. New Phytologist 148: 353-354 (full article-PDF)
  99. Eissenstat, D.M., E.L Whaley, A. Volder and C.E. Wells. 1999. Recovery of citrus surface roots following prolonged exposure to dry soil. Journal Experimental Botany 50: 1845-1854. (full article - PDF)
  100. Espeleta, J.F., D.M. Eissenstat and J.H.Graham. 1999. Citrus root responses to localized drying soil: a new approach to study mycorrhizal effects on the roots of mature trees. Plant and Soil 206: 1-10. (full article-PDF)
  101. Eissenstat, D.M. and D.S. Achor. 1999. Anatomical characteristics of roots of citrus rootstocks that vary in specific root length. New Phytologist 141: 309-321. (full article-PDF)
  102. Nielsen, K.L., T.J. Bouma, J.P. Lynch, and D.M. Eissenstat. 1998. Effects of phosphorus availability and vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizas on the carbon budget of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). New Phytologist 139: 647-656. (full article - PDF)
  103. Graham, J.H. and D.M. Eissenstat. 1998. Field evidence for the carbon cost of citrus mycorrhizas. New Phytologist 140: 103-110. (full article- PDF)
  104. Flores, H.E., J.P. Lynch and D.M. Eissenstat. 1998. Radical Biology: Advances and Perspectives in the Function of Plant Roots. Current Topics in Plant Physiology, Vol. 17. American Soc. Plant Physiol., Rockville, MD.
  105. Espeleta, J.F. and D.M. Eissenstat. 1998. Responses of citrus fine roots to localized soil drying: a comparison of seedlings and adult fruiting trees. Tree Physiology 18: 113-119. (full article-PDF)
  106. Eissenstat, D.M., C.E Wells, M.L. Resendes and D.R Bryla. 1998. Root death in tree fruit. Pennsylvania Fruit News 78(4): 75-84.
  107. Eissenstat, D.M. 1998. Responses of fine roots to dry surface soil: a case study in citrus. In: Radical Biology: Advances and Perspectives in the Function of Plant Roots (Edited by H.E. Flores, J.P. Lynch and D.M. Eissenstat). Current Topics in Plant Physiology, Vol. 17. American Soc. Plant Physiol., Rockville, MD, pp. 224-237. Summary
  108. Eissenstat, D.M. and Yanai, R. 1997. The ecology of root lifespan. Advances in Ecological Research 27: 1-60. Summary
  109. Eissenstat, D. M. 1997. Trade-offs in root form and function. In: L.E. Jackson (ed.) Ecology in Agriculture. Academic Press, San Diego. pp.173-199. Summary
  110. Bouma, T.J., K.L. Nielsen, D.M. Eissenstat and J.P. Lynch. 1997. Estimating respiration of roots in soil: interactions with soil CO2, soil temperature and soil water content. Plant and Soil 195: 221-232. (full article)
  111. Bouma, T.J., K.L. Nielsen, D.M. Eissenstat and J.P. Lynch. 1997. Soil CO2 concentration does not affect growth or root respiration in bean or citrus. Plant Cell Environment 20: 1495-1505. (full article-PDF)
  112. Bryla, D.R., T.J. Bouma and D.M. Eissenstat. 1997. Root respiration in citrus acclimates to temperature and slows during drought. Plant Cell and Environment 20: 1411-1420. (full article - PDF)
  113. Graham, J.H., L.W. Duncan and D.M. Eissenstat. 1997. Carbohydrate allocation patterns in genotypes as affected by phosphorus nutrition, mycorrhizal colonization and mycorrhizal dependency. New Phytologist 135: 335-343. (full article - PDF)
  114. Eissenstat, D.M. 1995. The fruit tree as an integrated unit: implications for management. Pennsylvania Fruit News 75(4): 53-62.
  115. Kosola, K.R., D. M. Eissenstat and J.H. Graham. 1995. Root demography in mature citrus trees: the influence of Phytophthora nicotianae. Plant and Soil 171: 283-288. (PDF)
  116. Graham, J.H. and D.M. Eissenstat. 1994. Host genotype and the formation and function of VA mycorrhizae. Plant and Soil 159: 179-185. (full article - PDF)
  117. Kosola, K.R. and D. M. Eissenstat. 1994. The fate of surface roots of citrus seedlings in dry soil. Journal of Experimental Botany 45: 1639-1645 (full article - PDF).
  118. Eissenstat, D. M. and K.C.J. Van Rees. 1994. In: H. L. Gholz, S. Linder and R. McMurtie (eds) The Structure and Productivity of Pine Forests: A Synthesis. Ecological Bulletins, pp.76-91.
  119. Graham, J.H. and D.M. Eisssenstat. 1994. Host genotype and the formation and function of VA mycorrhizae. In: A.D. Robson, L.K. Abbott and N. Malajczuk (eds.) Management of Mycorrhizas in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry. Kluwer Academic Publ., Boston. pp. 179-185.
  120. Eissenstat, D. M., J. H. Graham, J. P. Syvertsen and D. L. Drouillard. 1993. Carbon economy of sour orange in relation to mycorrhizal colonization and phosphorus status. Annals of Botany 71: 1-10.
  121. Duncan, L. W. and D. M. Eissenstat. 1993. Responses of Tylenchulus semipenetrans to citrus fruit removal: implications for carbohydrate competition between plant and nematode. Journal of Nematology 25: 7-14.
  122. Peng, S, D. M. Eissenstat, J. H. Graham, K. Williams and N. C. Hodge. 1993. Growth depression in mycorrhizal citrus at high-phosphorus supply: analysis of carbon costs. Plant Physiology 101: 1063-1071.
  123. Newman, E. I., W. R. Eason, D. M. Eissenstat and M.I.R.F.Ramos. 1992. Interactions between plants: the role of mycorrhizae. Mycorrhiza 1: 47-53.
  124. Eissenstat, D. M. and L. W. Duncan. 1992. Root growth and carbohydrate responses in bearing citrus trees following partial canopy removal. Tree Physiology 10: 245-257.
  125. Eissenstat, D. M. 1992. Costs and benefits of constructing roots of small diameter. Journal of Plant Nutrition 15: 763-782. (full article-pdf)
  126. Graham, J. H., D. M. Eissenstat and D. L. Drouillard. 1991. On the relationship between a plant's mycorrhizal dependency and rate of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization. Functional Ecology 5: 773-779.
  127. Eissenstat, D. M., J. P. Syvertsen, T. J. Dean, J. D. Johnson and G. Yelenosky. 1991. Interaction of simulated acid rain and ozone on freeze resistance, growth and mineral nutrition in citrus and avocado. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 116: 838-845.
  128. Eissenstat, D. M., J. P. Syvertsen, T. J. Dean, G. Yelenosky and J. D. Johnson. 1991. Sensitivity of frost resistance and growth in citrus and avocado to chronic ozone exposure. New Phytologist 118: 139-146.
  129. Eissenstat, D. M. 1991. On the relationship between specific root length and rate of root proliferation: a field study using citrus rootstocks. New Phytologist 118: 63-68.
  130. Eissenstat, D. M. and E. I. Newman. 1990. Seedling establishment near large plants: effects of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizas on the intensity of plant competition. Functional Ecology 4: 95-99.
  131. Eissenstat, D. M. 1990. A comparison of phosphorus and nitrogen transfer between plants of different phosphorus status. Oecologia (Berlin) 82: 342-347.
  132. Eissenstat, D. M. and M. M. Caldwell. 1989. Invasive root growth into disturbed soil of two tussock grasses that differ in competitive effectiveness. Functional Ecology 3: 345-353.
  133. Eissenstat, D. M. and M. M. Caldwell. 1988. Seasonal timing of root growth into favorable microsites. Ecology 69: 870-873.
  134. Eissenstat, D. M. and M. M. Caldwell. 1988. Competitive ability is linked to rates of water extraction: a field study of two aridland tussock grasses. Oecologia (Berlin) 75: 1-7.
  135. Caldwell, M. M. and D. M. Eissenstat. 1987. C In: J. D. Tenhunen, F. M. Catarino, O. L. Lange and W. C. Oechel (eds) Plant Response to Stress-Functional Analysis in Mediterranean Ecosystems. NATO Adv Sci Inst Ser, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 95-106.
  136. Caldwell, M. M., J. H. Richards, J. H. Manwaring and D. M. Eissenstat. 1987. Rapid shifts in phosphate acquisition show direct competition between neighboring plants. Nature 327: 615-616.
  137. Eissenstat, D. M. and M. M. Caldwell. 1987. Characteristics of successful competitors: An evaluation of potential growth rate in two cold desert tussock grasses. Oecologia (Berlin) 71: 167-173.
  138. Caldwell, M. M., D. M. Eissenstat, J. H. Richards and M. F. Allen. 1985. Competition for phosphorus: Differential uptake from dual-isotope-labeled soil interspaces between shrub and grass.75 Science 229: 384-386.
  139. Eissenstat, D. M. and J. E. Mitchell. 1983. Effects of seeding grass and clover on growth and water potential of Douglas-fir seedlings. Forest Science 29: 166-179.
  140. Mitchell, J.E., D.M. Eissenstat and A.J. Irby. 1982. Forest grazing--an opportunity of diplomacy. Rangelands 4: 172-174.
  141. Eissenstat, D. M., J. E. Mitchell and W. W. Pope. 1982. Trampling damage by cattle on northern Idaho forest plantations. Journal of Range Management 35: 715-716.