Junzhou Liu, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng, Dongliang Xiong Rewatering after drought: unraveling the drought thresholds and function recovery-limiting factors in maize leaves (submitted)

Jiahuan Liu, Tingting Du, Xianke Yang, Xiaoxia Ling and Dongliang Xiong Nitrogen regulates photosynthesis coping with environmental changes (in revision)


Dongliang Xiong (2024) Perspectives of improving rice photosynthesis for higher grain yield Crop and Environment

Tingting Du, Xiaoxia Ling, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng and Dongliang Xiong (2024) Photosynthesis of rice leaves with a parallel venation is highly tolerant to vein severing Physiologia Plantarum accepted PDF

Junzhou Liu, Uri Hochberg, Risheng Ding, Dongliang Xiong, Zhanwu Dai, Qing Zhao, Jinliang Chen, Shasha Ji & Shaozhong Kang (2024) Elevated CO2 concentration increases maize growth under water deficit or soil salinity but with a higher risk of hydraulic failure Journal of Experimental Botany 75(1): 422-437


Xiaoxiao Wang, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng & Dongliang Xiong (2023) Leaf rolling precedes stomatal closure in rice (Oryza sativa) under drought conditions. Journal of Experimental Botany 74(21): 6650-6661 PDF

Xing Yu, Guodong Yang, Zuolin Zhang, Yuan Guo, Chang Zheng, Le Xu, Shen Yuan, Dongliang Xiong & Shaobing Peng (2023) Cutting height of main crop has profound effects on cadmium but not arsenic concentration of ratoon crop in rice. Field Crops Research 302:109085

Wei Xue, Dan‐dan Liu, Tiina Tosens, Dongliang Xiong, Marc Carriquí, You‐cai Xiong & Jonghan Ko (2023) Cell wall thickness has phylogenetically consistent effects on the photosynthetic nitrogen‐use efficiency of terrestrial plants Plant, Cell & Environment 46(8): 2323-2336

Dongliang Xiong (2023) Leaf anatomy does not explain the large variability of mesophyll conductance across C3 crop species. Plant Journal 113(5):1035-1048 PDF

Xiaoxia Ling, Nanyan Deng, Dongliang Xiong, Shen Yuan, Shaobing Peng, Tao Li, Jianliang Huang (2023) Effect of variation in the observations on the prediction uncertainty in crop model simulation: Use ORYZA (v3) as a case study Ecological Modelling 476: 110233


Dongliang Xiong , & Jaume Flexas (2022) Safety-efficiency tradeoffs ? Correlations of photosynthesis, leaf hydraulics, and dehydration tolerance across species. Oecologia 200:51–64 PDF

Dongliang Xiong , Jaume Flexas, Jianliang Huang, Kehui Cui, Fei Wang, Meng Lin, and Cyril Douthe (2022) Why high yield QTLs did not succeed in preventing yield stagnation in rice? Crop and Environment 1(2):103-107. PDF

Xiaoxiao Wang, Jinfang Zhao, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng & Dongliang Xiong (2022) Evaporative Flux Method of Leaf Hydraulic Conductance Estimation: Sources of Uncertainty and Reporting Format Recommendation. Plant Methods 18:63 PDF

Jaume Flexas#, Yali Zhang#, Javier Gulías#, Dongliang Xiong#, Marc Carriquí, Tingting Du, Zhangying Lei, Haitao Du, Haofeng Meng, Xiang Dao & Wenbin Xu (2022) Leaf physiological traits of plants from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and other arid sites in China: identifying susceptible species and well-adapted extremophiles. Journal of Plant Physiology 272 153689

Shaobing Peng, Dongliang Xiong, & Liangzhi You (2022) Inauguration of a new journal with focus on sustainable intensification of crop production: Crop and Environment, Crop and Environment Volume 1(1): 1

Christopher D Muir, Miquel Angel Conesa, Jeroni Galmes, Varsha S Pathare, Patricia Rivera, Rosana Lopez Rodriguez, Teresa Terrazas, & Dongliang Xiong, Developmental integration cannot explain major features of stomatal anatomical evolution in seed plants The American Naturalist

Zhuang Xiong, Dongliang Xiong, Detian Cai, Wei Wang, Kehui Cui, Shaobing Peng, & Jianliang Huang (2022) Effect of stomatal morphology on leaf photosynthetic induction under fluctuating light across diploid and tetraploid rice, Environmental and Experimental Botany, Volume 194,104757

Zhuang Xiong, Zhigang Dun, Yucheng Wang, Desheng Yang, Dongliang Xiong, Kehui Cui, Shaobing Peng, & Jianliang Huang (2022) Effect of stomatal morphology on leaf photosynthetic induction under fluctuating light in rice, Frontiers in Plant Science


Lin Chen#, Wanzhen Luo#, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng & Dongliang Xiong (2021) Leaf photosynthetic plasticity does not predict biomass responses to growth irradiance in rice Physiologia Plantarum 173(04):2155-2165 PDF

Xianhong Huang, Zhixin Wang, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng & Dongliang Xiong (2021) Mesophyll conductance variability of rice aquaporin knockout lines at different growth stages and growing environments The Plant Journal 107(05): 1503 - 1512 PDF

Dongliang Xiong & Jaume Flexas. (2021) Leaf anatomical characteristics are less important than leaf chemical properties in determining photosynthesis responses to top-dress N Journal of Experimental Botany 72(15): 5709–5720 PDF

Jaume Flexas , María J Clemente-Moreno, Josefina Bota, Tim J Brodribb, Jorge Gago, Yusuke Mizokami, Miquel Nadal, Alicia V Perera-Castro, Margalida Roig-Oliver, Daisuke Sugiura, Dongliang Xiong & Marc Carriquí (2021) Cell wall thickness and composition are involved in photosynthetic limitation Journal of Experimental Botany 72(11): 3971–3986 PDF


Dongliang Xiong & Jaume Flexas . (2020) From one-side to two-sides: the effects of stomatal distribution on photosynthesis New Phytologist 228(6): 1754-1766 PDF

Tingting Du, Ping Meng, Jianliang Huang, Shaobing Peng & Dongliang Xiong. (2020) Fast photosynthesis measurements for phenotyping photosynthetic capacity of rice. Plant Methods, 16: 6 PDF


Dongliang Xiong & Miquel Nadal #. (2020) Linking water relations and hydraulics with photosynthesis. the Plant Journal , 101: 800–815 (invited review) PDF


Dongliang Xiong & Jaume Flexas. (2018) 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 & Dongliang Xiong. (2018) 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 & 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 & 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 & Jianliang Huang. (2017) 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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

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