Robert Skelton
Robert Skelton
South African Environmental Observation Network
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Predicting plant vulnerability to drought in biodiverse regions using functional traits
RP Skelton, AG West, TE Dawson
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (18), 5744-5749, 2015
2172015
Visual quantification of embolism reveals leaf vulnerability to hydraulic failure
TJ Brodribb, RP Skelton, SAM McAdam, D Bienaimé, CJ Lucani, ...
New Phytologist 209 (4), 1403-1409, 2016
1562016
Casting light on xylem vulnerability in an herbaceous species reveals a lack of segmentation
RP Skelton, TJ Brodribb, B Choat
New Phytologist 214 (2), 561-569, 2017
892017
Low vulnerability to xylem embolism in leaves and stems of North American oaks
RP Skelton, TE Dawson, SE Thompson, Y Shen, A Weitz, DD Ackerly
Plant Physiology, 2018
672018
Gas exchange recovery following natural drought is rapid unless limited by loss of leaf hydraulic conductance: evidence from an evergreen woodland
RP Skelton, TJ Brodribb, SAM McAdam, PJ Mitchell
New Phytologist 215 (4), 1399-1412, 2017
652017
How do fires kill plants? The hydraulic death hypothesis and Cape Proteaceae “fire-resisters”
JJ Midgley, LM Kruger, R Skelton
South African Journal of Botany 77 (2), 381-386, 2011
562011
Is leaf pubescence of Cape Proteaceae a xeromorphic or radiation-protective trait?
RP Skelton, JJ Midgley, JM Nyaga, SD Johnson, MD Cramer
Australian Journal of Botany 60 (2), 104-113, 2012
482012
Plant ecophysiological diversity
WD Stock
Fynbos: Ecology, evolution, and conservation of a megadiverse region, 248, 2014
432014
Beyond isohydricity: the role of environmental variability in determining plant drought responses
X Feng, DD Ackerly, TE Dawson, S Manzoni, B McLaughlin, RP Skelton, ...
Plant, cell & environment 42 (4), 1104-1111, 2019
302019
The ecohydrological context of drought and classification of plant responses
X Feng, DD Ackerly, TE Dawson, S Manzoni, RP Skelton, G Vico, ...
Ecology letters 21 (11), 1723-1736, 2018
272018
No local adaptation in leaf or stem xylem vulnerability to embolism, but consistent vulnerability segmentation in a North American oak
RP Skelton, LDL Anderegg, P Papper, E Reich, TE Dawson, M Kling, ...
New Phytologist 223 (3), 1296-1306, 2019
202019
External heat-pulse method allows comparative sapflow measurements in diverse functional types in a Mediterranean-type shrubland in South Africa
RP Skelton, AG West, TE Dawson, JM Leonard
Functional Plant Biology 40 (10), 1076-1087, 2013
162013
Lack of vulnerability segmentation among woody species in a diverse dry sclerophyll woodland community
CM Smith‐Martin, RP Skelton, KM Johnson, C Lucani, TJ Brodribb
Functional Ecology 34 (4), 777-787, 2020
102020
Examining variation in hydraulic and resource acquisition traits along climatic gradients tests our understanding of plant form and function.
RP Skelton, LDL Anderegg, LJ Lamarque
New Phytologist 223 (2), 505-507, 2019
62019
Of storage and stems: Examining the role of stem water storage in plant water balance
R Skelton
Plant physiology 179 (4), 1433-1434, 2019
42019
Miniature external sapflow gauges and the heat ratio method for quantifying plant water loss
RP Skelton
Bio-protocol 7 (3), e2121-e2121, 2017
42017
Evolutionary relationships between drought-related traits and climate shape large hydraulic safety margins in western North American oaks
RP Skelton, LDL Anderegg, J Diaz, MM Kling, P Papper, LJ Lamarque, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (10), 2021
32021
Quantifying losses of plant hydraulic function: seeing the forest, the trees and the xylem
R Skelton, J Diaz
Tree physiology 40 (3), 285-289, 2020
32020
The role of hydraulic strategies in understanding the response of fynbos to drought
RP Skelton
University of Cape Town, 2014
32014
Stem Diameter Fluctuations Provide a New Window into Plant Water Status and Function
R Skelton
Plant Physiology 183 (4), 1414-1415, 2020
12020
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