Publications for John Cheeseman - Mangroves and photosynthesis

The following is a list of major publications from my lab during the period in which photosynthesis and/or mangroves were the major focus.

Carter, D. R., Cheeseman, J. M., Clough, B. F., Lovelock, C., Sim, R. G. & Ong, J. E. (1990) Photosynthetic characteristics of the mangrove, Bruguiera parviflora, (Roxb.) Wright & Arn., under natural conditions. Current Research in Photosynthesis (ed M. Baltscheffsky), pp. 859-862. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

Cheeseman, J. M., Clough, B. F., Carter, D. R., Lovelock, C. E., Eong, O. J. & Sim, R. G. (1991) The analysis of photosynthetic performance in leaves under field conditions: a case study using Bruguiera mangroves. Photosynthesis Research, 29, 11-22.

Cheeseman, J. M. (1994) Depressions of photosynthesis in mangrove canopies. Photoinhibition of Photosynthesis – From Molecular Mechanisms to the Field (eds N. R. Baker & J. R. Bowyer), pp. 379-391. Bios Scientific Publishers, Oxford.

Cheeseman, J. M., Herendeen, L. B., Cheeseman, A. T. & Clough, B. F. (1997) Photosynthesis and photoprotection in mangroves under field conditions. Plant, Cell and Environment, 20, 579-588.

Hogan, K., Fleck, I., Bungard, R., Cheeseman, J. & Whitehead, D. (1997) Effect of elevated CO2 on the utilization of light energy in Nothofagus fusca and Pinus radiata. Journal of Experimental Botany, 48, 1289-1297.

Cheeseman, J. M. & Lovelock, C. E. (2004) Photosynthetic characteristics of dwarf and fringe Rhizophora mangle in a Belizean mangrove. Plant Cell and Environment, 27, 769-780.

Kandil F.E., Grace M.H., Seigler D.S. & Cheeseman J. 2004. Polyphenolics in Rhizophora mangle L. leaves and their changes during leaf development and senescence. Trees, 18, 518-528.

Augspurger CK, Cheeseman JM, Salk CF 2005. Light gains and physiological capacity of understorey woody plants during phenological avoidance of canopy shade. Functional Ecology 19: 537-546.

Pearse I, Heath KD, Cheeseman JM 2005. A partial characterization of peroxidase in Rhizophora mangle. Plant, Cell and Environment 28: 612-622.

Cheeseman JM (2006). Hydrogen peroxide concentrations in leaves under natural conditions. Journal of Experimental Botany 57: 2435-2444.

Fogel M, Wooller M, Cheeseman J, Smallwood B, Roberts Q, Romero I, Jacobson Meyers M 2008. Unusually negative nitrogen isotopic compositions (δ15N) of mangroves and lichens in an oligotrophic, microbially-influenced ecosystem. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion 8: 1-32 (

Cheeseman, J.M. and R. L. Montgomery (2012). 27. Ecophysiology of photosynthesis in the tropics. In Terrestrial Photosynthesis in a Changing Environment (J. Flexas, F. Loreto and H. Medrano, eds) Cambridge University Press (ISBN-13: 9780521899413)

Dassanayake, M, J. B. Haas, H. J. Bohnert, J.M. Cheeseman (2009). Shedding light on the an extremophile lifestyle through transcriptomics. New Phytologist 183: 764-775.

Cheeseman, J.M. (2012) How red mangrove seedlings stand up. Plant and Soil 355:395-406