Laura Varone


Titolo Pubblicato in Anno
Daily temperature effect on seedling growth dynamic of three invasive alien species FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 2022
Effect of water stress on physiological and morphological leaf traits. A comparison among the three widely-spread invasive alien species Ailanthus altissima, Phytolacca americana, and Robinia pseudoacacia PLANTS 2022
Phenotypic dissimilarity index. Correcting for intra- and interindividual variability when quantifying phenotypic variation ECOLOGY 2022
IDPlanT. The Italian database of plant translocation PLANT BIOSYSTEMS 2021
TRY plant trait database. Enhanced coverage and open access GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY 2020
Antifungal activity of dimethyl sulfoxide against Botrytis cinerea and phytotoxicity on tomato and lettuce plants PLANT BIOSYSTEMS 2020
Seed germination traits of Ailanthus altissima, Phytolacca americana and Robinia pseudoacacia in response to different thermal and light requirements PLANT SPECIES BIOLOGY 2020
Capacità di germinazione e sviluppo vegetativo di specie aliene invasive in relazione alla temperatura: Ailanthus altissima, Phytolacca americana e Robinia pseudoacacia 115° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana.Volume degli abstract 2020
Diachronic adjustments of functional traits scaling relationships to track environmental changes. Revisiting Cistus species leaf cohort classification FLORA 2019
Leaf rolling as indicator of water stress in Cistus incanus from different provenances PHOTOSYNTHETICA 2019
Thermal requirements for seed germination of three invasive alien species (IAS). Detection and Control of Forest Invasive Alien Species in a Dynamic World. 2019
Leaf thickness and density drive the responsiveness of photosynthesis to air temperature in Mediterranean species according to their leaf habitus JOURNAL OF ARID ENVIRONMENTS 2018
Inherent variation of functional traits in winter and summer leaves of Mediterranean seasonal dimorphic species. Evidence of a 'within leaf cohort' spectrum AOB PLANTS 2018
Specific leaf area variations drive acclimation of Cistus salvifolius in different light environments PHOTOSYNTHETICA 2017
Anatomical and morphological leaf traits of three evergreen ferns (Polystichum setiferum, Polypodium interjectum and Asplenium scolopendrium) AMERICAN FERN JOURNAL 2017
Provenance effect on carbon assimilation, photochemistry and leaf morphology in Mediterranean Cistus species under chilling stress PLANT BIOLOGY 2017
Carbon storage by Mediterranean vegetation developing inside a protected area RENDICONTI LINCEI. SCIENZE FISICHE E NATURALI 2017
Photochemical performance of Carpobrotus edulis in response to various substrate salt concentrations SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 2017
Carbon dioxide sequestration capability of the Botanical Garden of Rome: environmental and economic benefits 2017
Plasticity of plant and leaf traits in response to environmental factors 2017


  • LS8
  • LS8_5
  • LS8_14

Interessi di ricerca

Ecophysiology of the Mediterranean plant speciesChlorophyll fluorescence (direct and modulated fluorescence); gas exchange (net photosynthesis; stomatal conductance; leaf transpiration; leaf respiration); leaf anatomy; leaf morphology (morphological leaf indexes such as LMA, SLA, LDMC) leaf water status (leaf water potential, relative water content); plant functional trait covariation; photosynthetic pigment content; relationship between net photosynthesis and air temperature.

Phenotypic plasticityAcclimation; adaptation; ecotypes; growth analysis; interspecific and intraspecific variation; local adaptation; leaf phenology; plant functional trait covariation; plasticity indexes.

Forest structureCarbon sequestration and storage; crown volume; leaf area density (LAD); leaf area index (LAI); plant biomass and productivity; plant density; plant height; plant total basal area; reforestation


Laboratori di ricerca

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