Research interests include crop physiology, plant stress physiology, plant water relations, photosynthesis, and productivity. As plant models, a broad variety of crops, including woody and herbaceous, are utilized.
Courses: CS 714 – Crop Physiology: Plant Response to Environment.
Lab Website: https://amandaavilacardoso.wixsite.com/ecophyslab
- Abscisic acid acts essentially on stomata, not on the xylem, to improve drought resistance in tomato, PLANT CELL AND ENVIRONMENT (2023)
- Growth and Leaf Gas Exchange Upregulation by Elevated [CO2] Is Light Dependent in Coffee Plants, PLANTS-BASEL (2023)
- One hundred important questions facing plant science: an international perspective, New Phytologist (2023)
- When roots talk to shoots about flooding, Plant Physiology (2023)
- Woody plant adaptations to multiple abiotic stressors: Where are we?*, FLORA (2023)
- Woody species grown under sun and shade present similar stomatal speed, THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PLANT PHYSIOLOGY (2023)
- An abrupt increase in foliage ABA levels on incipient leaf death occurs across vascular plants, Plant Biology (2022)
- Consequences of saline-dry conditions to the soil-plant-air continuum, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY (2022)
- Exploring leaf hydraulic traits to predict drought tolerance of Eucalyptus clones, TREE PHYSIOLOGY (2022)
- Impaired auxin signaling increases vein and stomatal density but reduces hydraulic efficiency and ultimately net photosynthesis, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY (2022)