David Eissenstat

Professor of Woody Plant Physiology

David Eissenstat

Research Summary

Plant physiological ecology. Root biology and physiology. Plant carbon and nutrient economies.

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Publication Tags

Soil Fine Roots Biomass Nutrients Forests Carbon Fungi Foraging Food Ecosystem Nitrogen Soil Carbon Mites Temperate Forests Grazing Acidity Longevity Phenology Rhizosphere Plant Roots Acari Turnover Gardens Growth Effect

Most Recent Publications

Rondy J. Malik, Mary Ann V. Bruns, Terrence H. Bell, David M. Eissenstat, 2022, Forests

Margarita M. Fernández, Cecilia Casas, José C. Bedano, David M. Eissenstat, Margot W. Kaye, Ivana M. García, Marcelo E. Kun, Lucas A. Garibaldi, 2022, Applied Soil Ecology

Hui Hu, Weikai Bao, David M. Eissenstat, Long Huang, Jian Liu, Fanglan Li, 2022, Plant and Soil

Shifts in root dynamics along a hillslope in a mixed, mesic temperate forest

Edward J. Primka, Thomas Adams, Alexandra S. Buck, David M. Eissenstat, 2022, Plant and Soil

Limited evidence of vertical fine-root segregation in a subtropical forest

Wenqi Luo, Ming Ni, Youshi Wang, Runxuan Lan, David M. Eissenstat, James F. Cahill, Buhang Li, Chengjin Chu, 2021, New Phytologist on p. 2308-2318

Edward J. Primka IV, Thomas S. Adams, Alexandra Buck, David M. Eissenstat, 2021, PLoS One

Suzanne M. Fleishman, Hayden W. Bock, David M. Eissenstat, Michela Centinari, 2021, Agro-Ecosystems

Suzanne Fleishman, Hayden Bock, David Eissenstat, M Centinari, 2021, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

Warming and grazing interact to affect root dynamics in an alpine meadow

Yibo Wu, Biao Zhu, David M. Eissenstat, Shiping Wang, Yanhong Tang, Xiaoyong Cui, 2021, Plant and Soil on p. 109-124

Jennifer M. Withington, Marc Goebel, Bartosz Bułaj, Jacek Oleksyn, Peter B. Reich, David M. Eissenstat, 2021, Frontiers in Plant Science

Most-Cited Papers

M. Luke McCormack, Ian A. Dickie, David M. Eissenstat, Timothy J. Fahey, Christopher W. Fernandez, Dali Guo, Heljä Sisko Helmisaari, Erik A. Hobbie, Colleen M. Iversen, Robert B. Jackson, Jaana Leppälammi-Kujansuu, Richard J. Norby, Richard P. Phillips, Kurt S. Pregitzer, Seth G. Pritchard, Boris Rewald, Marcin Zadworny, 2015, New Phytologist on p. 505-518

Zeqing Ma, Dali Guo, Xingliang Xu, Mingzhen Lu, Richard D. Bardgett, David M. Eissenstat, M. Luke McCormack, Lars O. Hedin, 2018, Nature on p. 94-97

Predicting fine root lifespan from plant functional traits in temperate trees

M. Luke Mccormack, Thomas S. Adams, Erica A.H. Smithwick, David M. Eissenstat, 2012, New Phytologist on p. 823-831

Weile Chen, Roger T. Koide, Thomas S. Adams, Jared L. DeForest, Lei Cheng, David M. Eissenstat, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 8741-8746

David M. Eissenstat, Joshua M. Kucharski, Marcin Zadworny, Thomas S. Adams, Roger T. Koide, 2015, New Phytologist on p. 114-124

Tree species effects on coupled cycles of carbon, nitrogen, and acidity in mineral soils at a common garden experiment

Kevin E. Mueller, David M. Eissenstat, Sarah E. Hobbie, Jacek Oleksyn, Andrzej M. Jagodzinski, Peter B. Reich, Oliver A. Chadwick, Jon Chorover, 2012, Biogeochemistry on p. 601-614

Bitao Liu, Hongbo Li, Biao Zhu, Roger T. Koide, David M. Eissenstat, Dali Guo, 2015, New Phytologist on p. 125-136

Variation of first-order root traits across climatic gradients and evolutionary trends in geological time

Weile Chen, Hui Zeng, David M. Eissenstat, Dali Guo, 2013, Global Ecology and Biogeography on p. 846-856

Variability in root production, phenology, and turnover rate among 12 temperate tree species

M. Luke McCormack, Thomas S. Adams, Erica A.H. Smithwick, David M. Eissenstat, 2014, Ecology on p. 2224-2235

M. Luke McCormack, Dali Guo, Colleen M. Iversen, Weile Chen, David M. Eissenstat, Christopher W. Fernandez, Le Li, Chengen Ma, Zeqing Ma, Hendrik Poorter, Peter B. Reich, Marcin Zadworny, Amy Zanne, 2017, New Phytologist on p. 27-37