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Dongliang Xiong and Miquel Nadal. Linking water relations and hydraulics with photosynthesis. the Plant Journal (invited review; in pressing)


Dongliang Xiong and Jaume Flexas. Leaf economics spectrum in rice: Leaf anatomical, biochemical and physiological trait trade-offs. Journal of Experimental Botany 69, 5599–5609. PDF

Xiaoxiao Wang#, Tingting Du#, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng and Dongliang Xiong. Leaf hydraulic vulnerability triggers the decline in stomatal and mesophyll conductance during drought in rice (Oryza sativa). Journal of Experimental Botany. 69, 4033–4045. (#co-first authors) PDF

Commented by Flexas, Carriquí & Nadal. Gas exchange and hydraulics during drought in crops: who drives whom? Journal of Experimental Botany , 69, 3791-3795.

Xiaoxiao Wang, Wencheng Wang, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng & Dongliang Xiong.. (2018) Diffusional conductance to CO2 is the key limitation to photosynthesis in salt-stressed leaves of rice (Oryza sativa) Physiologia Plantarum. 163, 45-58. PDF

Dongliang Xiong, Cyril Douthe & Jaume Flexas. (2018) Differential coordination of stomatal conductance, mesophyll conductance and leaf hydraulic conductance in response to changing light across species. Plant, Cell & Environment. 41: 436-450 PDF


Dongliang Xiong, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng and Yong Li. (2017) A few enlarged chloroplasts are less efficient in photosynthesis than a large population of small chloroplasts in Arabidopsis thaliana. Scientific Reports. 7: 5782 PDF

Dongliang Xiong, Xiaoxia Ling, Jianliang Huang and Shaobing Peng. (2017) Meta-analysis and dose-response analysis of high-temperature effects on rice yield and quality. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 141, 1-9 PDF

Dongliang Xiong., Jaume Flexas, Tingting Yu, Shaobing Peng and Jianliang Huang. Leaf anatomy mediates coordination of leaf hydraulic conductance and mesophyll conductance to CO2 in Oryza.) New Phytologist: 213, 572-583. PDF


Dongliang Xiong, Dan Wang, Xi Liu, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng and Yong Li.(2016) Leaf density explains variation in leaf mass per area in rice across cultivars and nitrogen treatments. Annal of Botany 117: 963-971 PDF


Dongliang Xiong, Xi Liu, Limin Liu, Cyril Douthe, Yong Li, Shaobing Peng and Jianliang Huang, (2015) Rapid responses of mesophyll conductance to changes of CO2 concentration, temperature and irradiance are affected by N supplements in rice. Plant, Cell & Environment, 38(12): 2541-2550. PDF

Dongliang Xiong#, Jia Chen#, Tingting Yu#, Wanlin Gao, Xiaoxia Ling, Yong Li, Shaobing Peng, Jianliang Huang. 2015. SPAD-based leaf nitrogen estimation is impacted by environmental factors and crop leaf characteristics. Scientific Reports . 5: 13389. (#Co-first authors) PDF

Dongliang Xiong, Tingting Yu, Xi Liu, Yong Li, Shaobing Peng and Jianliang Huang. (2015) Heterogeneity of photosynthesis within leaves is associated with alteration of leaf structural features and leaf N content per leaf area in rice. Functional Plant Biology , 42: 687-696. PDF

Dongliang Xiong, Tingting Yu, Tong Zhang, Yong Li, Shaobing Peng and Jianliang Huang, (2015) Leaf hydraulic conductance is coordinated with leaf morpho-anatomical traits and nitrogen status in the genus Oryza. Journal of Experimental Botany 66, 741-748. PDF

Dongliang Xiong, Tingting Yu, Xiaoxia Ling, Shah Fahad, Shaobing Peng, Yong Li and Jianliang Huang. (2015) Sufficient leaf transpiration and nonstructural carbohydrates are beneficial for high-temperature tolerance in three rice (Oryza sativa) cultivars and two nitrogen treatments. Functional Plant Biology 42, 347-356. PDF