Ciabrelli F., Comoglio F., Fellous S., Boyan B., Ninova M., Szabo Q., Xuéreb A., Klopp C., Aravin A., Paro R., Bantignies F., Giacomo C. (2017) Stable Polycomb-dependent transgenerational inheritance of chromatin states in Drosophila. Nature Genetics, doi:10.1038/ng.3848.

Resco de Dios V., Gessler A., Ferrio J.P., Alday J., Bahn M., del Castillo J., Devidal S., García-Muñoz S., Kayler Z., Landais D., Martín-Gómez P., Milcu A., Piel C., Pirhofer-Walzl K., Ravel O., Salekin S., Tissue D., Tjoelker M., Voltas J., Roy J. (2017) Circadian rhythms regulate the environmental responses of net CO2 exchange in bean and cotton canopies. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. In press.

Garcia-Plazaola J.I., Alday J.G, Hoch G., Landais D., Milcu A., Tissue D.T., Volta J., Ferrio J.P., Gessler A., Fernández-Marín B., Roy J., Resco de Dios V. (2017) Endogenous circadian rhythms in pigment composition induce changes in photochemical efficiency in plant canopies. Plant Cell & Environment. In press.

Gessler A., Roy J., Kayler Z., Ferrio J.P., Alday J.G., Bahn M., del Castillo J., Devidal S., García-Muñoz S., Landais D., Martín P., Milcu A., Piel C., Pirhofer-Walzl K., Galiano L., Schaub M., Haeni M., Ravel O., Salekin S., Tissue D.T., Tjoelker M.G., Voltas J., Hoch, G.,  Resco de Dios V. (2017) Night and day - Circadian regulation of night-time dark respiration and light enhanced dark respiration in plant leaves and canopies. Environmental and Experimental Botany. In press.


Resco de Dios V., Gessler A., Ferrio J.P., Alday J.G., Bahn M., del Castillo J., Devidal S., García-Muñoz S., Kayler Z., Landais D., Martin-Gomez P., Milcu A., Piel C., Pirhofer-Walzl K., Ravel O., Salekin S., Tissue T.T., Tjoelker M.G., Voltas J. & J Roy. 2016. Circadian rhythms have significant effects on leaf-to-canopy scale gas exchange under field conditions. GigaScience 5: 43.

Roy, J., Picon-Cochard, C., Augusti, A., Benot, M.-L., Thierry, L., Darsonville, O., Landais, D., Piel, C., Defossez, M., Devidal, S., Christophe, E., Ravel, O., Fromin, N., Volaire, F., Milcu, A., Bahn, M. & J-F. Soussana. (2016). Elevated CO2 maintains grassland net carbon uptake under a future heat and drought extreme. PNAS (Proceedings Natl. Acad. Sci. United States Am), DOI:10.1073/pnas.1524527113.

Milcu, A., W. Eugster, D. Bachmann, M. Guderle, A. Gockele, D. Landais, O. Ravel, A. Gessler, A. Ebeling, W. W. Weisser, J. Roy, A. Hildebrandt & N. Buchmann. 2016. Plant species and functional diversity increase grassland productivity- related water vapor fluxes : a combined Ecotron and modeling approach. Ecology 97(8): 2044–2054 (DOI: 10.1890/15-1110.1)

Mellado-Vázquez P.G., N. Lange, D. Bachmann, A. Gockele, S. Karlowsky, A. Milcu, C. Piel, C. Roscher, J. Roy & G. Gleixner. 2015. Plant diversity generates enhanced soil microbial access to recently photosynthesized carbon in the rhizosphere. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 94: 122-132 (DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.11.012).


Lange M., N. Eisenhauer, C. a. Sierra, H. Bessler, C. Engels, R. I. Griffiths, P. G. Mellado-Vázquez, A. a. Malik, J. Roy, S. Scheu, S. Steinbeiss, B. C. Thomson, S. E. Trumbore, & G. Gleixner. 2015. Plant diversity increases soil microbial activity and soil carbon storage. Nature Communications 6:6707 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7707).

De Dios, V. R., J. Roy, J. P. Ferrio, J. G. Alday, D. Landais, A. Milcu, and A. Gessler. 2015. Processes driving nocturnal transpiration and implications for estimating land evapotranspiration. Scientific Reports 5:10975 (DOI: 10.1038/srep10975).


Milcu, A., C. Roscher, A. Gessler, D. Bachmann, A. Gockele, M. Guderle, D. Landais, C. Piel, C. Escape, S. Devidal, O. Ravel, N. Buchmann, G. Gleixner, A. Hildebrandt, and J. Roy. 2014. Functional diversity of leaf nitrogen concentrations drives grassland carbon fluxes. Ecology Letters 17:435–444 (DOI: 10.1111/ele.12243).

Coulis, M., N. Fromin, J.-F. David, J. Gavinet, A. Clet, S. Devidal, J. Roy, and S. Hättenschwiler. 2015. Functional dissimilarity across trophic levels as a driver of soil processes in a Mediterranean decomposer system exposed to two moisture levels. Oikos (early view, DOI: 10.1111/oik.01917).

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Boeck, H., S. Vicca, J. Roy, I. Nijs, A. Milcu, J. Kreyling, A. Jentsch, A.Chabbi, M. Campioli, P.T. Callaghan,C. Beierkuhnlein, C. Beier. 2015. Global change experiments: challenges and opportunities. Bioscience (in press, DOI:10.1093/biosci/biv099).