List of Journal Publications on chaparral by Pepperdine Undergraduates
(* indicates undergraduate student)
DeSouza*, J., P. A. Silka*, and S. D. Davis 1986.
Comparative physiology of burned and unburned Rhus
laurina after chaparral wildfire. Oecologia. 70: 63-68.
Yera*, R., S. Davis, J. Frazer*, and G. Tallman
1986. Differential sensitivities of stomata to light on abaxial
and adaxial leaf surfaces of Vicia faba (faba bean). Plant Physiology. 82: 384-389.
Frazer*, J. M. and S. D. Davis 1988. Differential
survival of chaparral seedlings during the first summer
drought after wildfire. Oecologia (Berlin). 76: 215-221.
Thomas*, C. M. and S. D. Davis 1989. Recovery
patterns of three chaparral shrub species after wildfire.
Oecologia (Berlin). 80: 309-320.
Saruwatari*, M. W. and S. D. Davis 1989. Tissue
and water relations of three chaparral shrub species after
wildfire. Oecologia (Berlin). 80: 303-308.
Stoddard*, R. J. and S. D. Davis 1990.
Comparative photosynthesis, water relations, and nutrient status
burned, unburned, and clipped Rhus laurina after chaparral wildfire. Bulletin of the Southern
California Academy of Science. 89: 26-38.
Thomas*, C., S. D. Davis, and G. Tallman 1991.
Responses of stomata of senescing and nonsenescing leaves
of Nicotiana glauca to change in intercellular concentrations of leaf carbon dioxide. Plant, Cell and
Environment. 14: 971-978.
Hargrave*, K. R., K. J. Kolb*, F. W. Ewers, and
S. D. Davis 1994. Conduit diameter and drought induced
embolism in Salvia mellifera Greene (Labiatae). New Phytologist. 126: 695-705.
Kolb*, K. J. and S. D. Davis 1994.
Drought-induced xylem embolism in co-occurring species of coastal
and chaparral of California. Ecology. 75: 648-659.
Asche*, H. A. and K. P. Barton* 1995. Comparison
of seedling emergence in hydroseeded and
non-hydroseeded burn sites during early stages of post-fire recovery. in Brushfires in California Wildlands:
Ecology and Resource Management. J.E. Keeley and T. Scott (Editors). International Association of
Wildland Fire. Los Angeles, California. 195-198.
Jarbeau*, J. A., F. W. Ewers, and S. D. Davis
1995. The mechanism of water stress-induced embolism in two
species of chaparral shrubs. Plant, Cell and Environment. 18: 189-196.
Redtfeldt*, R. A. and S. D. Davis 1996.
Physiological and morphological evidence of niche segregation
between two co-occurring species of Adenostoma in California chaparral. Ecoscience. 3:290-300.
Langan*, S. J., F. W. Ewers, and S. D. Davis
1997. Differential susceptibility to xylem embolism caused by
freezing and water stress in two species of chaparral shrubs. Plant, Cell and Environment. 20:425-437.
Murry, M. A., A. S. Konopka*, S. D. Pratt*, and
T. L. Vandergon 1997. The use of PCR-based typing
methods to assess the diversity of Frankia nodule endophytes of the actinorhizal shrub Ceanothus.
Physiologia Plantarum. 99:714-721.
Pratt*, D. S., A. S. Konopka*, M. A. Murry, F. W.
Ewers, and S. D. Davis 1997. Influence of soil moisture
on the nodulation of post-fire seedlings of Ceanothus spp. growing in the Santa Monica Mountains of
Southern California. Physiologia Plantarum. 99:673-679.
Williams, J. E., S. D. Davis, and K. A. Portwood*
1997. Xylem embolism in seedlings and resprouts of
Adenostoma fasciculatum after fire. Australian Journal of Botany. 45:291-300.
Boorse*, G.C., T.L. Gartman*, A.C. Meyer*, F.W.
Ewers, and S.D. Davis. 1998. Comparative methods of
estimating freezing temperatures and freezing injury in leaves of chaparral shrubs. International Journal of
Plant Science. 159:513-521
Boorse*, G.C., F.W. Ewers, and S.D. Davis. 1998.
Response of chaparral shrubs to below-freezing
temperatures: acclimation, ecotypes, seedlings vs. adults. American Journal of Botany. 85:1224-1230.
Davis, S. D., K. J. Kolb*, and K. P. Barton*
1998. Ecophysiological processes and demographic patterns in
the structuring of California chaparral. In Landscape Disturbance and Biodiversity in
Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems. P.W. Rundel, G. Montenegro, and F. Jaksic (Editors).
Springer-Verlag: Berlin. 136:297-310
Wagner*, K. R., F. W. Ewers, and S. D. Davis
1998. Tradeoff between hydraulic efficiency and mechanical
strength in the stems of four co-occurring species of chaparral shrubs. Oecologia 117:53-62.
Davis, S.D., F.W. Ewers, J. Wood*, J.J. Reeves*
and K.J. Kolb*. 1999. Differential susceptibility to xylem
cavitation among three pairs of Ceanothus species in the Transverse Mountain Ranges of Southern California.
Davis, S. D., F. W., Ewers, J. S. Sperry, K. A. Portwood*, M. C. Crocker*, and G. C. Adams 2002. Shoot dieback during prolonged drought in Ceanothus chaparral of California: a possible case of hydraulic failure. American Journal of Botany. 89:820-828.
Balsamo, R. A., A. M. Bauer, S. D. Davis and B. M. Rice* 2003. Leaf biomechanics, morphology and anatomy of the deciduous mesophyte Prunus serrulata and the evergreen sclerophyllous shrub Heteromeles arbutifolia. American Journal of Botany. 90:72-77.
Ewers, F.W., M.C. Lawson, T.J.Bowen*, and S.D. Davis 2003. Freeze/thaw stress in Ceanothus of southern California chaparral. Oecologia (Berlin)136:213-219.
Runner*, V. and J. Brewster 2003. A genetic screen for yeast genes induced by sustained osmotic stress. Yeast 20:913-920.
Jacobsen*, A.L., S.L. Fabritius and S.D. Davis. 2004. Fire frequency impacts non-sprouting chaparral shrubs in the Santa Monica Mountains of southern California. In Ecology, Conservation and Management of Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems, Margarita Arianoutsou and Vasilios P. Papanastasis (Eds.). Proceedings of 10'MEDECOS. Millpress, Rotterdam, ISBN 90 5966 0161.
Davis, S.D., R. B. Pratt, F. W. Ewers, and T.J. Bowen*. 2004. Interactions between water stress and freezing regulates chaparral distribution patterns in coastal California. In Ecology, Conservation and Management of Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems, Margarita Arianoutsou and Vasilios P. Papanastasis (Eds.). Proceedings of 10'MEDECOS. Millpress, Rotterdam, ISBN 90 5966 0161
Pratt, R.B., K.A. McElwain*, and S.D. Davis. 2004. Relationship between life history type and resistance to xylem cavitation in California chaparral. In Ecology, Conservation and Management of Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems, Margarita Arianoutsou and Vasilios P. Papanastasis (Eds.). Proceedings of 10'MEDECOS. Millpress, Rotterdam, ISBN 90 5966 0161
Pratt, R.B., F.W. Ewers, M.C. Lawson, A.L. Jacobsen*, M. Brediger*, S.D.
Davis 2005. Mechanisms for tolerating freeze-thaw stress of two evergreen chaparral species: Rhus ovata and Malosma laurina (Anacardiaceae). American Journal Botany. 92:1102-1113.
Davis, S.D., F.W. Ewers, R.B. Pratt, P.L. Brown*, T.J. Bowen* 2005. Interactive effects of freezing and drought on long distance transport: A case study for chaparral shrubs of California. In: Vascular Transport in Plants, N. Michele Holbrook, Maciej A. Zwieniecki (Ed.). Elsevier/AP co-imprint, Oxford, 20:425-435.
Jacobsen*, A.L., F.W. Ewers, R.B. Pratt, W.A. Paddock III, S.D. Davis. 2005. Do xylem fibers affect vessel cavitation resistance? Plant Physiology. 139:546-556.