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Baker, Sarah & Dewhirst, Rebecca & Mcelwain, Jennifer & Haworth, Matthew & Belcher, Claire. CO2 ‐induced biochemical changes in leaf volatiles decreased fire‐intensity in the run‐up to the Triassic‐Jurassic boundary. New Phytologist. 10.1111/nph.18299. 2022.

Devaney, J.L. and Marone, D. and McElwain, J.C., Impact of soil salinity on mangrove restoration in a semiarid region: a case study from the Saloum Delta, Senegal, Restoration Ecology, 29, (2), 2021

Xie, S.-P. and Zhang, S.-H. and McElwain, J.C. and Zhang, P. and Wang, B. and Zhang, Y. and Yang, Y.-H. and Chen, J.-Y., First occurrence of Camptotheca fruits from late Miocene of southwestern China, Historical Biology, 2021

Yiotis, C. and Mcelwain, J.C. and Osborne, B.A., Enhancing the productivity of ryegrass at elevated CO2 is dependent on tillering and leaf area development rather than leaf-level photosynthesis, Journal of Experimental Botany, 72, (5), 2021, p1962-1977

Pardoe H.S., Cleal C.J., Berry C.M., Cascales-Minana B., Davis B.A.S., Diez J.B., Filipova-Marinova M.V., Giesecke T., Hilton J., Ivanov D., Kustatscher E., Leroy S.A.G., McElwain J.C., Oplustil S., Popa M.E., Seyfullah L.J., Stolle E., Thomas B.A., Uhl D., Palaeobotanical experiences of plant diversity in deep time. 2: How to measure and analyse past plant biodiversity, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 580, 2021

Matthaeus W.J., Macarewich S.I., Richey J.D., Wilson J.P., McElwain J.C., Montanez I.P., DiMichele W.A., Hren M.T., Poulsen C.J., White J.D., Freeze tolerance influenced forest cover and hydrology during the Pennsylvanian, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118, (42), 2021

Steinthorsdottir M., Elliott-Kingston C., Coiro M., McElwain J.C., Searching for a nearest living equivalent for Bennettitales: a promising extinct plant group for stomatal proxy reconstructions of Mesozoic pCO2, GFF, 143, (2-3), 2021, p190 – 201, p190-201

Bacon, K.L. and Haworth, M. and McElwain, J.C., Effects of sulfur dioxide exposure on leaf mass per area of selected gymnosperms and implications for interpreting the plant fossil record, International Journal of Plant Sciences, 182, (6), 2021, p564-575

Cleal, C. and Pardoe, H.S. and Berry, C.M. and Cascales-Miana, B. and Davis, B.A.S. and Diez, J.B. and Filipova-Marinova, M.V. and Giesecke, T. and Hilton, J. and Ivanov, D. and Kustatscher, E. and Leroy, S.A.G. and McElwain, J.C. and Oplutil, S. and Popa, M.E. and Seyfullah, L.J. and Stolle, E. and Thomas, B.A. and Uhl, D., Palaeobotanical experiences of plant diversity in deep time. 1: How well can we identify past plant diversity in the fossil record?, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 576, (110481), 2021

Full Publications List


Jennifer McElwain, Marlene Hill-Donnelly and Ian Glasspool, Tropical Arctic; Lost Plants, Future Climates and the Discovery of Ancient Greenland, Chicago, Chicago University Press, 2022

Willis, K.J. and McElwain, J.C. , The Evolution of Plants, 2nd Edition, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013, 1 – 400pp