Fagerstedt KV, Pucciariello C, Pedersen O, Perata P (2024) Recent progress in understanding the cellular and genetic basis of plant responses to low oxygen hold promise for developing flood-resilient crops. Journal of Experimental Botany: 10.1093/jxb/erad1457

Guo J, Xue J, Yin Y, Pedersen O, Hua J (2024) Response of underwater photosynthesis to light, CO2, temperature and submergence time of Taxodium distichum, a flood tolerant tree. Frontiers in Plant Science: fpls.2024.1355729 10.3389/fpls.2024.1355729

Jiménez JdlC, Armstrong W, Colmer TD, Pedersen O (2024) Overcoming constraints to measuring O2 diffusivity and consumption of intact roots. Plant Physiology 10.1093/plphys/kiae046

Jiménez JdlC, Mustroph A, Pedersen O, Weits DA, Schmidt-Schippers R (2024) Flooding stress and responses to hypoxia in plants. Functional Plant Biology 10.1071/FP24061

Lin C, Zhang Z, Shen X, Liu D, Pedersen O (2024) Flooding-adaptive root and shoot traits in rice. Functional Plant Biology 10.1071/FP23226

Omar MM, Massawe BHJ, Shitindi MJ, Pedersen O, Meliyo JL, Fue KG (2024) Assessment of salt-affected soil in selected rice irrigation schemes in Tanzania: understanding salt types for optimizing management approaches. Frontiers in Soil Science: 4:1372838 10.3389/fsoil.2024.1372838

Pedersen O, Jiménez JdlC (2024) Function and induction of the root barrier to radial O2 loss. A commentary on ’Exogenous abscisic acid induces the formation of a suberized barrier to radial oxygen loss in adventitious roots of barley (Hordeum vulgare)’. Annals of Botany 10.1093/aob/mcae1036

Peralta Ogorek LL, Jiménez JdlC, Visser EJW, Takahashi H, Nakazono M, Shabala S, Pedersen O (2024) Outer apoplastic barriers in roots: prospects for abiotic stress tolerance. Functional Plant Biology 10.1071/FP23133

Peralta Ogorek LL, Song Z, Pellegrini E, Liu F, Tomasella M, Nardini A, Pedersen O (2024) Root acclimations to soil flooding prime rice (Oryza sativa) for conditions of water deficit. Plant and Soil 10.1007/s11104-11023-06299-11107

Xiao H, Verboven P, Tong S, Pedersen O, Nicolaï B (2024) Hypoxia in tomato fruit (Solanum lycopersicum) during ripening: biophysical elucidation by a 3D reaction-diffusion model. Plant Physiology 10.1093/plphys/kiae1174


Casolo V, Zancani M, Pellegrini E, Filippi A, Gargiulo S, Konnerup D, Morandini P, Pedersen O (2023) Restricted O2 consumption in pea roots induced by hexanoic acid is linked to depletion of Krebs cycle substrates. Physiologia Plantarum 10.1111/ppl.14024

Herzog M, Pellegrini E, Pedersen O (2023) A meta-analysis of plant tissue O2 dynamics. Functional Plant Biology: 10.1071/FP22294

Jiménez JdlC, Pedersen O (2023) Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from rice via manipulation of key root traits. Rice 16: 24 10.1186/s12284-023-00638-z

Lin C, Peralta Ogorek LL, Liu D, Pedersen O, Sauter M (2023) A quantitative trait locus conferring flood tolerance to deepwater rice regulates the formation of two distinct types of aquatic adventitious roots. New Phytologist 238: 1403-1419 10.1111/nph.18678

Nielsen SR, Martinsen KT, Pedersen O, Båstrup-Spohr L (2023) Reasons for the dramatic loss of Lobelia dortmanna, a keystone plant species of softwater lakes in the Northern Hemisphere. Freshwater Biology 10.1111/fwb.14149

Omar MM, Shitindi MJ, Massawe BHJ, Fue KG, Meliyo JL, Pedersen O (2023) Salt-affected soils in Tanzanian agricultural lands: type of soils and extent of the problem. Sustainable Environment 9: 2205731 10.1080/27658511.2023.2205731

Peralta Ogorek LL, Takahashi H, Nakazono M, Pedersen O (2023) The barrier to radial oxygen loss protects roots against hydrogen sulphide intrusion and its toxic effect. New Phytologist 238: 1825-1837 10.1111/nph.18883

Song Z, Zonta F, Peralta Ogorek LL, Bastegaard VK, Herzog M, Pellegrini E, Pedersen O (2023) The quantitative importance of key root traits for radial water loss under low water potential. Plant and Soil 482: 567-584 0.1007/s11104-022-05711-y

Tong S, Ashikari M, Nagai K, Pedersen O (2023) Can the wild perennial, rhizomatous rice species Oryza longistaminata be a candidate for de novo domestication? Rice 16: 13 10.1186/s12284-023-00630-7

Tong S, Kjær JE, Peralta Ogorek LL, Pellegrini E, Song Z, Pedersen O, Herzog M (2023) Responses of key root traits in the genus Oryza to soil flooding mimicked by stagnant, deoxygenated nutrient solution. Journal of Experimental Botany 74: 2112-2126 10.1093/jxb/erad014


Koch MS, Johnson CR, Madden C J & Pedersen O (2022) Low irradiance disrupts the internal O2 dynamics of seagrass (Thalassia testudinum) leading to shoot meristem H2S intrusion. Aquatic Botany 10.1007/s12237-022-01064-y

Koch MS, Johnson CR, Madden C J & Pedersen O (2022) Irradiance, water column O2 and tide drives internal O2 dynamics and meristem H2S detection in the dominant Caribbean-tropical Atlantic seagrass, Thalassia testudinum. Estuaries and Coasts 10.1007/s12237-022-01064-y

Koch MS, Johnson CR, Travis L, Pedersen O & Madden C J (2022) Hypersalinity effects on O2 flux across the diffusive boundary layer of leaves in the tropical seagrass Thalassia testudinum. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 10.1007/s12237-022-01064-y

Kragh T, Sand-Jensen K, Kristensen E, Pedersen O & Madsen-Østerbye M (2022) Removal of chromophoric dissolved organic matter under combined photochemical and microbial degradation as a response to different irradiation intensities. Journal of Environmental Sciences  10.1016/j.jes.2021.08.027

Lin C, Zhu T, Peralta Ogorek LL, Wang Y, Sauter M & Pedersen O (2022) The pyramiding of three key root traits aid breeding of flood-tolerant rice. plants 10.3390/plants11152033  

Omar MM, Shitindi MJ, Massawe BHJ, Fue KG, Pedersen O & Meliyo JL (2022) Exploring farmers’ perception, knowledge, and management techniques of salt-affected soils to enhance rice production on smallholder farms in Tanzania. Cogent Food & Agriculture  10.1080/23311932.2022.2140470 

Pan Y, Cieraad E, Armstrong J, Armstrong W, Clarkson BR, Pedersen O, Visser EJW, Voesenek LACJ, van Bodegom, PM (2022) The leading trait dimensions in flood-tolerant plants. Annals of Botany  10.1093/aob/mcac031 

Pellegrini E, Incerti G, Pedersen O, Moro N, Foscari A, Casolo V, Contin M & Boscutti F (2022) Flooding and soil properties control plant intra- and interspecific interactions in salt marshes. plants  10.3390/plants11151940 
Song Z, Zonta F, Peralta Ogorek LL, Bastegaard VK, Herzog M, Pellegrini E & Pedersen O (2022) The quantitative importance of key root traits for radial water loss under low water potential. Plant and Soil  10.1007/s11104-022-05711-y    


Jiménez JDLC, Pellegrini E, Pedersen O & Nakazono M (2021) Radial oxygen loss from plant roots - methods. plants 10.3390/plants10112322

Jiménez JDLC, Cardoso JA, Kotula L, Veneklaas EJ, Pedersen O & Colmer TD (2021) Root length is proxy for high-throughput screening of waterlogging tolerance in Urochloa spp. grasses. Functional Plant Biology 10.1071/FP20200

Lin C, Peralta LLO, Pedersen O & Sauter M (2021) Oxygen in the air and oxygen dissolved in the floodwater both sustain growth of aquatic adventitious roots in rice. Journal of Experimental Botany 10.1093/jxb/eraa542

Müller JT, van Veen H, Bartylla MM, Akman M, Pedersen O, Sun P, Schuurink RC, Takeuchi J, Todoroki Y, Weig AR, Sasidharan R & Mustroph A (2020) Keeping the shoot above water – submergence triggers antithetical growth responses in stems and petioles of watercress (Nasturtium officinale). New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.16350

Pedersen O, Nakayama Y, Yasue H, Kurokawa Y, Thakahashi H, Floytrup AH, Omori F, Mano Y, Colmer TD & Nakazono M (2021) Lateral roots, in addition to the adventitious roots, form a barrier to radial oxygen loss in Zea nicaraguensis and a chromosome segment introgression line in maize. New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.16452

Pedersen O, Sauter M, Colmer TD & Nakazono M (2021) Regulation of root adaptive anatomical and morphological traits during low soil oxygen.  New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.16375

Peralta LLO, Pellegrini E & Pedersen O (2021) Novel functions of the root barrier to radial oxygen loss – radial diffusion resistance to H2 and water vapour.New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.17474

Wittig PR, Ambros S, Müller JT, Brammer B, Álvarez-Cansino L, Konnerup D, Pedersen O & Mustroph A (2021) Two Brassica napus cultivars differ in gene expression, but not in their response to submergence. Physiologia Plantarum 10.1111/ppl.13251

Yamauchi T, Pedersen O, Nakazono M & Tsutsumi N (2021) Key root traits of Poaceae for adaptation to soil water gradients. New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.17093


Colmer TD, Winkel A, Kotula L, Armstrong W, Revsbech NP & Pedersen O (2020) Root O2 consumption, CO2 production and tissue concentration profiles in chickpea, as influenced by environmental hypoxia. New Phytologist  10.1111/nph.16368

Johnson CR, Koch MS, Pedersen O & Madden CJ (2020) Hypersalinity affects leaf and meristem O2 dynamics exposing meristems to H2S in the dominant tropical seagrass Thalassia testudinum 10.1016/j.jembe.2020.151458

Pan Y, Cieraad E, Clarkson BR, Colmer TD, Pedersen O, Visser EJW, Voesenek LACJ & van Bodegom PM (2020) Drivers of plant traits that allow survival in wetlands. Functional Ecology 10.1111/1365‐2435.13541

Pan Y, Cieraad E, Armstrong J, Armstrong W, Clarkson BR, Colmer TD, Pedersen O, Visser EJW, Voesenek LACJ & van Bodegom PM (2020) Global patterns of the leaf economics spectrum in wetlands. Nature Communications 10.1038/s41467-020-18354-3

Pedersen O (2020) Jack of all trades – C4 photosynthesis, CAM and HCO3- use in the same tissue. A commentary on: ‘Structural basis for C4 photosynthesis without Kranz anatomy in leaves of the submerged freshwater plant Ottelia alismoides’. Annals of Botany  10.1093/aob/mcaa034

Pedersen O, Revsbech NP & Shabala S (2020) Microsensors in plant biology – in vivo visualization of inorganic analytes with high spatial and/or temporal resolution. Journal of Experimental Botany 10.1093/jxb/eraa175


Colmer TD, Kotula L, Malik AI, Takahashi H, Konnerup D, Nakazono M, and Pedersen O (2019) Rice acclimation to soil flooding: low concentrations of organic acids can trigger a barrier to radial oxygen loss in roots. Plant, Cell & Environment 10.1111/pce.13562

Iversen LL, Winkel A, Båstrup-Spohr L, Hinke AB, Alahuhta J, Baattrup-Pedersen A, Birk S, Brodersen P, Chambers PA, Ecke F, Feldmann T, Gebler D, Heino J, Jespersen TS, Moe SJ, Riis T, Sass L, Vestergaard O, Maberly SC, Sand-Jensen K, and Pedersen O (2019) Catchment properties and the photosynthetic trait composition of freshwater plant communities. Science 10.1126/science.aay5945

Mori Y, Kurokawa Y, Koike M, Malik AI, Colmer TD, Ashikari M, Pedersen O, Nagai K (2019) Diel O2 dynamics in partially and completely submerged deepwater rice: leaf gas films enhance internodal O2 status, influence gene expression, and accelerate stem elongation for ‘snorkelling’ during submergence. Plant & Cell Physiology.  10.1093/pcp/pcz009

Weits DA, Kunkowska AB, Kamps NCW, Portz KMS, Packbier NK, Nemec Venza Z, Gaillochet C, Lohmann JU, Pedersen O, van Dongen JT, et al. 2019. An apical hypoxic niche sets the pace of shoot meristem activity. Nature. 10.1038/s41586-019-1203-6


Yamauchi T, Colmer TD, Pedersen O, Nakazono M (2018) Regulation of root traits for internal aeration and tolerance to soil waterlogging-flooding stress. Plant Physiology. 10.1104/pp.17.01157

Pedersen O, Colmer TD, Garcia-Robledo E, Revsbech NP (2018) CO2 and O2 dynamics in leaves of plants with contrasting photosynthetic pathways (C3 or CAM) – application of a novel CO2 microsensor. Annals of Botany 10.1093/aob/mcy095

Olsen YS, Fraser MW, Martin B, Pomeroy A, Lowe RJ, Pedersen O, Kendrick GA (2018) In situ oxygen dynamics in rhizomes of Posidonia sinuosa – impact of light, water column oxygen, current speed and wave velocity. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 10.3354/meps12477

Murphy FJ, Schmieder K,  Båstrup-Spohr L, Pedersen O, Sand-Jensen K (2018) Five decades of dramatic changes in submerged vegetation in Lake Constance. Aquatic Botany 10.1016/j.aquabot.2017.10.006

Madsen-Østerbye, Kragh T, Pedersen O, Sand-Jensen K (2018) Coupled UV-exposure and microbial decomposition improves measures of organic matter degradation and light models in humic lake. Ecological Engineering.  10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.04.018

Kristensen E, Madsen-Østerbye M, Manticotti P, Pedersen O, Markager S, Kragh T (2018) Catchment tracers reveal discharge, recharge and sources and groundwater-borne pollutants in novel lake modelling approach. Biogeosciences.  10.5194/bg-2017-209 

Kurokawa Y, Nagai K, Hung PD, Shimazaki K, Qu H, Mori Y, Toda Y, Kuroha T, Hayashi N, Aiga S, Itoh J-I, Yoshimora A, Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Ohta H, Shimojima M, Malik AI, Pedersen O, Colmer TD, Ashikari M (2018) Rice leaf hydrophobicity and gas films are conferred by a wax synthesis gene (LGF1) and contribute to flood tolerance. New Phytologist. 10.1111/nph.15070

Konnerup D, Toro G, Pedersen O, Colmer TD (2018) Effects of waterlogging on root nodulation, respiration and formation of aerenchyma in Melilotus siculus. Annals of Botany (London). 10.1093/aob/mcx202

Johnson CR, Koch MS, Pedersen O, Madden CJ (2018) Hypersalinity as a trigger of seagrass die off events in Florida Bay: Evidence based on meristem O2 and H2S dynamics. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 10.1016/j.jembe.2018.03.007

Herzog M, Fukao T, Winkel A, Konnerup D, Lamichhane S, Alpuerto JB, Hasler-Sheetal H, Pedersen O (2018) Physiology, gene expression and metabolome of two wheat cultivars with contrasting submergence tolerance. Plant, Cell & Environment10.1111/pce.13211

Herzog M, Konnerup D, Pedersen O, Winkel A, Colmer TD (2018) Leaf gas films contribute to rice (Oryza sativa) submergence tolerance during saline floods. Plant, Cell & Environment. 10.1111/pce.12873

Hajati M-C, Frandsen MCS, Pedersen O, Nilsson B, Duque C, Engesgaard P (2018) Flow reversals in groundwater-lake interactions: a natural tracer study using delta18O. Limnologica. 10.1016/j.limno.2017.04.006

Brodersen KE, Kühl M, Nielsen DA, Pedersen OLarkum AWD (2018) Rhizome, root/sediment interactions, aerenchyma and internal pressure changes in seagrasses. Chapter 13, pp 393-418 in Larkum AWD, Ralph PJ, Kendrick GA, Seagrasses of Australia, Springer.


Winkel A, Herzog M, Konnerup D, Floytrup AH, Pedersen O (2017) Flood tolerance of wheat – the importance of leaf gas films during complete submergence. Functional Plant Biology 44: 888-898. 10.1071/FP16395

Sasidharan R, Bailey-Serres J, Ashikari M, Atwell B, Colmer TD, Fagerstedt K, Fukao T, Geigenberger P, Hebelstrup K, Hill RD, Holdsworth MJ, Ismail AM, Licausi F, Mustroph A, Nakazono M, Pedersen O, Perata P, Sauter M, Shih M-C, Sorrell BK, Striker GG, van Dongen JT, Whelan J, S X, Visser EJW, Voesenek LACJ (2017) Community recommendations on terminology and procedures used in flooding and low oxygen stress research. New Phytologist 214: 1403-1407. 10.1111/nph.14519

Pellegrini E, Konnerup D, Winkel A, Casolo V, Pedersen O (2017) Internal tissue aeration in two halophytes of the Mediterranean region, during partial and complete submergence. Functional Plant Biology 44: 867-876. 10.1071/FP16369

Pedersen O, Perata P, Voesenek LACJ (2017) Flooding and low oxygen responses in plants. Functional Plant Biology 44: iii-vi. 10.1071/FPv44n9_FO

Murphy FJ, Sand-Jensen K, Båstrup-Spohr L, Pedersen O, Schmieder K (2017) Five decades of dramatic changes in submerged vegetation in Lake Constance. Aquatic Botany 144 31-37. 10.1016/j.aquabot.2017.10.006

Konnerup D, Winkel A, Herzog M, Pedersen O (2017) Leaf gas film retentions during submergence of 14 cultivars of wheat (Triticum aestivum). Functional Plant Biology 44: 877-887. 10.1071/FP16401

Konnerup D, Pedersen O (2017) Flood tolerance of Glyceria fluitans – the importance of cuticle hydrophobicity, permeability and leaf gas films for underwater gas exchange. Annals of Botany 120: 521-528. 10.1093/aob/mcx1083

Christiansen NH, Pulido C, Pedersen O, Colmer TD, Andersen FØ, Jensen HS, Konnerup D (2017) Uptake of inorganic phosphorus by the aquatic plant Isoetes australis inhabiting oligotrophic vernal rock pools. Aquatic Botany 138: 64-73.

Brodersen KE, Hammer KJ, Schrameyer V, Floytrup A, Rasheed MA, Ralph PJ, Kühl M, Pedersen O (2017) Sediment resuspension and deposition on seagrass leaves impedes internal plant aeration and promotes phytotoxic H2S intrusion. Frontiers in Plant Science - Functional Plant Ecology: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00657.


Winkel A, Visser EJW, Colmer TD, Brodersen KP, Voesenek LACJ, Sand-Jensen K, Pedersen O (2016) Leaf gas films, underwater photosynthesis and plant species distributions in a flood gradient. Plant, Cell & Environment 39: 1537-1548.

Pedersen O, Colmer TD, Borum J, Zavala-Perez A, Kendrick GA (2016) Heat stress of two tropical seagrass species during low tides – impact on underwater net photosynthesis, dark respiration and diel in situ internal aeration. New Phytologist 210: 1207-1218.

Herzog M, Striker GG, Colmer TD, Pedersen O (2016) Mechanisms of waterlogging tolerance in wheat – a review of root and shoot physiology. Plant, Cell & Environment 39: 1068-1086.

Borum J, Pedersen O, Kotula L, Fraser MW, Statton J, Colmer TD, Kendrick GA (2016) Photosynthetic response to globally increasing CO2 of co-occurring temperate seagrass species. Plant, Cell & Environment 39: 1240-1250.


Tjelldén AKE, Kristiansen SM, Matthiesen H, Pedersen O (2015) Impact of roots and rhizomes on wetland archaeology: a review. Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites 17: 370-391.

Short JA, Pedersen O, Kendrick GA (2015) Turf algal epiphytes metabolically induce local pH increase, with implications for underlying coralline algae under ocean acidification. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 164: 463-470.

Kotula L, Clode PL, Striker GG, Pedersen O, Läuchli A, Shabala S, Colmer TD (2015) Oxygen deficiency and salinity affect cell-specific ion concentrations in adventitious roots of barley (Hordeum vulgare). New Phytologist 208: 1114-1125.

Konnerup D, Moir-Barnetson L, Pedersen O, Veneklaas EJ, Colmer TD (2015) Contrasting submergence tolerance in two species of stem-succulent halophytes is not determined by differences in stem internal oxygen dynamics. Annals of Botany 115: 409-418.

Colmer TD, Atwell BJ, Ismail AM, Pedersen O, Shabala S, Sorrell BK, Voesenek LACJ (2015) Waterlogging and submergence. In: Munns R, Schmidt S, Beveridge C eds. Plants in action: Australian Society of Plant Scientists, New Zealand Society of Plant Biologists, and New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science.


Winkel A, Pedersen O, Ella ES, Ismail AM, Colmer TD (2014) Gas film retention and underwater photosynthesis during field submergence of four contrasting rice genotypes. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 3225-3233.

Verboven P, Pedersen O, Ho QT, Nicolaï BM, Colmer TD (2014) The mechanism of improved aeration due to gas films on leaves of submerged rice. Plant, Cell & Environment 37: 2433-2452.

Teakle NL, Colmer TD, Pedersen O (2014) Leaf gas films delay salt entry and enhance underwater photosynthesis and internal aeration of Melilotus siculus submerged in saline water. Plant, Cell & Environment 37: 2339-2349.

Reuss NS, Hamerlík L, Velle G, Michelsen A, Pedersen O, Brodersen KP (2014) Microhabitat influence on chironomid community structure and stable isotope signatures in West Greenland lakes. Hydrobiologia 730: 59-77.

Pedersen O, Colmer TD (2014) Underwater photosynthesis and internal aeration of submerged terrestrial wetland plants. In: Van Dongen JT, Licausi F eds. Low-oxygen stress in plants - oxygen sensing and adaptive responses to hypoxia: Springer, 315-327.

Lauridsen T, Glavina K, Colmer TD, Winkel A, Irvine S, Lefmann K, Feidenhans'l R, Pedersen O (2014) Visualisation by high resolution synchrotron X-ray phase contrast micro-tomography of gas films on submerged superhydrophobic leaves. Journal of Structural Biology 188: 61-70.

Karan S, Kidmose J, Engesgaard P, Nilsson B, Frandsen M, Ommen DAO, Flindt MR, Andersen F, Pedersen O (2014) Role of a groundwater–lake interface in controlling seepage of water and nitrate. Journal of Hydrology 517: 791-802.

Herzog M, Pedersen O (2014) Partial versus complete submergence - snorkeling aids root aeration in Rumex palustris but not in R. acetosa. Plant, Cell & Environment 37: 2381-2390.

Borum J, Raun AL, Hasler-Sheetal H, Pedersen MØ, Pedersen O, Holmer M (2014) Eelgrass fairy rings: sulfide as inhibiting agent. Marine Biology 161: 351-358.


Winkel A, Colmer TD, Ismail AM, Pedersen O (2013) Internal aeration of paddy field rice (Oryza sativa L.) during complete submergence – importance of light and floodwater O2. New Phytologist 197: 1193-1203.

van Veen H, Mustroph A, Barding GA, Vergeer-van Eijk M, Welschen-Evertman RAM, Pedersen O, Visser EJW, Larive CK, Pierik R, Bailey-Serres J, Voesenek LACJ, Sasidharan R (2013) Two Rumex species from contrasting hydrological niches regulate flooding tolerance through distinct mechanisms. The Plant Cell 25: 4691-4707.

Rich SM, Pedersen O, Ludwig M, Colmer TD (2013) Shoot atmospheric contact is of little importance to aeration of deeper portions of the wetland plant Meionectes brownii; submerged organs mainly acquire O2 from the water column or produce it endogenously in underwater photosynthesis. Plant, Cell & Environment 36: 213-223.

Reuss NS, Hamerlik L, Velle G, Michelsen A, Pedersen O, Brodersen KP (2013) Stable isotopes reveal that chironomids occupy several trophic levels within West Greenland lakes: Implications for food web studies. Limnology and Oceanography 58: 1023-1034.

Pedersen O, Colmer TD, Sand-Jensen K (2013) Underwater photosynthesis of submerged plants – recent advances and methods. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00140.

Colmer TD, Pedersen O, Wetson AM, Flowers TJ (2013) Oxygen dynamics in a salt-marsh soil and in Suaeda maritima during tidal submergence. Environmental and Experimental Botany 92: 73-82.


Verboven P, Pedersen O, Herremans E, Ho QT, Nicolaï BM, Colmer TD, Teakle N (2012) Root aeration via aerenchymatous phellem: three-dimensional micro-imaging and radial O2 profiles in Melilotus siculus. New Phytologist 193: 420-431.

Pulido C, Sand-Jensen K, Lucassen ECHET, Roelofs JGM, Brodersen KP, Pedersen O (2012) Improved prediction of vegetation composition in NW European softwater lakes by combining location, water and sediment chemistry. Aquatic Sciences 74: 351-360.

Pulido C, Keijsers DJH, Lucassen ECHET, Pedersen O, Roelofs JGM (2012) Elevated alkalinity and sulfate adversely affect the aquatic macrophyte Lobelia dortmanna. Aquatic Ecology 46: 283-295.

Pedersen O, Colmer TD (2012) Physical gills prevent drowning of many wetland insects, spiders and plants. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 705-709.

Frandsen M, Nilsson B, Engesgaard P, Pedersen O (2012) Groundwater seepage stimulates the growth of aquatic macrophytes. Freshwater Biology 57: 907-921.


Winkel A, Colmer TD, Pedersen O (2011) Leaf gas films of Spartina anglica enhance rhizome and root oxygen during tidal submergence. Plant, Cell & Environment 34: 2083-2092.

Vashisht D, Hesselink A, Pierik R, Ammerlaan JMH, Bailey-Serres J, Visser EJW, Pedersen O, van Zanten M, Vreugdenhil D, Jamar DCL, Voesenek LACJ, Sasidharan R (2011) Natural variation of submergence tolerance among Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. New Phytologist 190: 299-310.

Rich SM, Ludwig M, Pedersen O, Colmer TD (2011) Aquatic adventitious roots of the wetland plant Meionectes brownii can photosynthesize: implications for root function during flooding. New Phytologist 190: 311-319.

Pulido C, Lucassen ECHET, Pedersen O, Roelofs JGM (2011) Influence of quantity and lability of sediment organic matter on the biomass of two isoetids, Littorella uniflora and Echinodorus repens. Freshwater Biology 56: 939-951.

Pedersen O, Rich SM, Pulido C, Cawthray GR, Colmer TD (2011) Crassulacean acid metabolism enhances underwater photosynthesis and diminishes photorespiration in the aquatic plant Isoetes australis. New Phytologist 190: 332-339.

Pedersen O, Pulido C, Rich SM, Colmer TD (2011) In situ O2 dynamics in submerged Isoetes australis: varied leaf gas permeability influences underwater photosynthesis and internal O2. Journal of Experimental Botany 62: 4691-4700.

Lee SC, Mustroph A, Sasidharan R, Vashisht D, Pedersen O, Oosumi T, Voesenek L, Bailey-Serres J (2011) Molecular characterization of the submergence response of the Arabidopsis thaliana ecotype Columbia. New Phytologist 190: 457-471.

Colmer TD, Winkel A, Pedersen O (2011) A perspective on underwater photosynthesis in submerged terrestrial wetland plants. AoB PLANTS plr030: 10.1093/aobpla/plr1030.

Vermonden K, Leuven R, van der Velde G, Hendriks AJ, van Katwijk MM, Roelofs JGM, Lucassen E, Pedersen O, Sand-Jensen K (2010) Species pool versus site limitations of macrophytes in urban waters. Aquatic Sciences 72: 379-389.

Prior to 2011

Pedersen O, Malik AI, Colmer TD (2010) Submergence tolerance in Hordeum marinum: dissolved CO2 determines underwater photosynthesis and growth. Functional Plant Biology 37: 524-531.

Pedersen O, Rich SM, Colmer TD (2009) Surviving floods: leaf gas films improve O2 and CO2 exchange, root aeration, and growth of completely submerged rice. Plant Journal 58: 147-156.

Nguyen HYT, Pedersen O, Ikejima K, Sunada K, Oishi S (2009) Using reefcheck monitoring database to develop the coral reef index of biological integrity. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 4: 90-102.

Holmer M, Pedersen O, Krause-Jensen D, Olesen B, Petersen MH, Schopmeyer S, Koch M, Lomstein BA, Jensen HS (2009) Sulfide intrusion in the tropical seagrasses Thalassia testudinum and Syringodium filiforme. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 85: 319-326.

Colmer TD, Vos H, Pedersen O (2009) Tolerance of combined submergence and salinity in the halophytic stem-succulent Tecticornia pergranulata. Annals of Botany 103: 303-312.

Colmer TD, Pedersen O (2008) Underwater photosynthesis and respiration in leaves of submerged wetland plants: gas films improve CO2 and O2 exchange. New Phytologist 177: 918-926.

Colmer TD, Pedersen O (2008) Oxygen dynamics in submerged rice (Oryza sativa). New Phytologist 178: 326-334.

Brodersen KP, Pedersen O, Walker IR, Jensen MT (2008) Respiration of midges (Diptera; Chironomidae) in British Columbian lakes: oxy-regulation, temperature and their role as palaeo-indicators. Freshwater Biology 53: 593-602.

Mommer L, Wolters-Arts M, Andersen C, Visser EJW, Pedersen O (2007) Submergence-induced leaf acclimation in terrestrial species varying in flooding tolerance. New Phytologist 176: 337-345.

Brand A, Muller B, Wuest A, Dinkel C, Revsbech NP, Nielsen LP, Pedersen O, Damgaard LR, Larsen LH, Wehrli B (2007) Microsensor for in situ flow measurements in benthic boundary layers at submillimeter resolution with extremely slow flow. Limnology and Oceanography-Methods 5: 185-191.

Pedersen O, Vos H, Colmer TD (2006) Oxygen dynamics during submergence in the halophytic stem succulent Halosarcia pergranulata. Plant, Cell & Environment 29: 1388-1399.

Pedersen O, Andersen T, Ikejima K, Hossain MZ, Andersen FØ (2006) A multidisciplinary approach to understanding the recent and historical occurrence of the freshwater plant, Littorella uniflora. Freshwater Biology 51: 865-877.

Holmer M, Pedersen O, Ikejima K (2006) Sulfur cycling and sulfide intrusion in mixed Southeast Asian tropical seagrass meadows. Botanica Marina 49: 91-102.

Borum J, Sand-Jensen K, Binzer T, Pedersen O, Greve TM (2006) Oxygen movement in seagrasses. In: Larkum AWD, Orth RJ, Duarte CM eds. Seagrasses: Biology, Ecology and Conservation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 255-270.

Andersen T, Andersen FØ, Pedersen O (2006) Increased CO2 in the water around Littorella uniflora raises the sediment O2 concentration. Aquatic Botany 84: 294-300.

Sand-Jensen K, Pedersen O, Binzer T, Borum J (2005) Contrasting oxygen dynamics in the freshwater isoetid Lobelia dortmanna and the marine seagrass Zostera marina. Annals of Botany 96: 613-623.

Borum J, Pedersen O, Greve TM, Frankovich TA, Zieman JC, Fourqurean JW, Madden CJ (2005) The potential role of plant oxygen and sulphide dynamics in die-off events of the tropical seagrass, Thalassia testudinum. Journal of Ecology 93: 148-158.

Binzer T, Borum J, Pedersen O (2005) Flow velocity affects internal oxygen conditions in the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa. Aquatic Botany 83: 239-247.

Andersen T, Pedersen O, Andersen FØ (2005) Nutrient concentrations in a Littorella uniflora community at higher CO2 concentrations and reduced light intensities. Freshwater Biology 50: 1178-1189.

Pedersen O, Binzer T, Borum J (2004) Sulphide intrusion in eelgrass (Zostera marina L.). Plant, Cell & Environment 27: 595-602.

Mommer L, Pedersen O, Visser EJW (2004) Acclimation of a terrestrial plant to submergence facilitates gas exchange under water. Plant, Cell & Environment 27: 1281-1287.

Jarernpornnipat A, Pedersen O, Jensen KR, Boromthanarat S, Vongvisessomjai S, Choncheanchob P (2004) Sustainable management of shellfish resources in Bandon Bay, Gulf of Thailand. Journal of Coastal Conservation 9: 135-146.

Brodersen KP, Pedersen O, Lindegaard C, Hamburger K (2004) Chironomids (Diptera) and oxy-regulatory capacity: An experimental approach to paleolimnological interpretation. Limnology and Oceanography 49: 1549-1559.

Greve TM, Borum J, Pedersen O (2003) Meristematic oxygen variability in eelgrass (Zostera marina