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Michael Cramer

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M084), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1922 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
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Research Output 2003 2013

  • 1922 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 34 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference paper
  • 1 Letter
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)

N and P colimitation of N2-fixing and N-supplied fynbos legumes from the Cape Floristic Region

Maistry, P. M., Cramer, M. & Chimphango, S. B. M., 2013, In : Plant and Soil. 373, 1-2, p. 217-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cape Floristic Region
fynbos
legumes
nodulation
biomass
8 Citations (Scopus)

N-fertilization does not alleviate grass competition induced reduction of growth of African savanna species

Cramer, M. & Bond, W. J., 2013, In : Plant and Soil. 366, 1-2, p. 563-574

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

savanna
growth retardation
savannas
grass
grasses
77 Citations (Scopus)

Soil microbial biomass and the fate of phosphorus during long-term ecosystem development

Turner, B. L., Lambers, H., Condron, L. M., Cramer, M., Leake, J. R., Richardson, A. & Smith, S. E., 1 Jun 2013, In : Plant and Soil. 367, 1-2, p. 225 - 234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microbial biomass
phosphorus
ecosystems
ecosystem
biomass
2012
13 Citations (Scopus)

Benefits of photosynthesis for insects in galls

Haiden, S. A., Hoffmann, J. H. & Cramer, M., 2012, In : Oecologia. 170, p. 987-997

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Hard evidence that heuweltjie earth mounds are relictual features produced by differential erosion

Cramer, M., Innes, S. N. & Midgley, J. J., 2012, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 350-352, p. 189 - 197

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Is leaf pubescence of Cape Proteaceae a xeromorphic or radiation-protective trait?

Skelton, R. P., Midgley, J. J., Nyaga, J. M., Johnson, S. D. & Cramer, M., 2012, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 60, p. 104-113

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

The roles of climate and soil nutrients in shaping the life histories of grasses native to the Cape Floristic Region

Verboom, G. A., Moore, T. E., Hoffmann, V. & Cramer, M., 2012, In : Plant and Soil. 355, p. 323 - 340

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

The savanna-grassland 'treeline': Why don't savanna trees occur in upland grasslands?

Wakeling, J. L., Cramer, M. & Bond, W. J., 2012, In : Journal of Ecology. 100, p. 381-391

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Unravelling the limits to tree height: a major role for water and nutrient trade-offs

Cramer, M., 2012, In : Oecologia. 169, p. 61-72

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
9 Citations (Scopus)

Legume seeders of the Cape Floristic Region inhabit more fertile soils than congeneric resprouters-sometimes

Power, S. C., Cramer, M., Verboom, G. A. & Chimphango, S. B. M., 2011, In : Plant Ecology. 212, p. 1979-1989

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
30 Citations (Scopus)

Does phosphate acquisition constrain legume persistence in the fynbos of the Cape Floristic Region?

Power, S. C., Cramer, M., Verboom, G. A. & Chimphango, S. B. M., 2010, In : Plant and Soil. 334, p. 33-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Ecophysiological significance of leaf size variation in Proteaceae from the Cape Floristic Region

Yates, M. J., Verboom, G. A., Rebelo, A. G. & Cramer, M., 2010, In : Functional Ecology. 24, p. 485-492

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Growth of N2-fixing African savanna Acacia species is constrained by below-ground competition with grass

Cramer, M., Van Cauter, A. & Bond, W. J., 2010, In : Journal of Ecology. 98, p. 156-167

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Phosphate as a limiting resource: introduction

Cramer, M., 2010, In : Plant and Soil. 334, p. 1-10

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2009
42 Citations (Scopus)

A physiological mechanism for the formation of root casts

Cramer, M. & Hawkins, H. J., 2009, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 274, 3/4, p. 125-133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dunes
dune sand
transpiration
cations
sediments

A Revised State-and-Transition Model for the Restoration of Woodlands in Western Australia

Standish, R., Cramer, M. & Yates, C., 2009, New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration. Hobbs, R. J. & Suding, K. N. (eds.). Washington: Island Press, p. 169-187

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

18 Citations (Scopus)

Maintenance costs of serotiny do not explain weak serotiny

Cramer, M. & Midgley, J. J., 2009, In : Austral Ecology. 34, 6, p. 653-662

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

serotiny
Proteaceae
duration
cost
41 Citations (Scopus)

Sapling survival in a frequently burnt savanna: mobilisation of carbon reserves in Acacia karoo

Wigley, B. J., Cramer, M. & Bond, W. J., 2009, In : Plant Ecology. 203, 1, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acacia
sapling
saplings
savanna
savannas
70 Citations (Scopus)

Supply and demand: sink regulation of sugar accumulation in sugarcane

Mccormick, A. J., Watt, D. A. & Cramer, M., 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 60, 2, p. 357-364

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccharum
supply balance
sugarcane
Sucrose
sucrose
148 Citations (Scopus)

The importance of nutritional regulation of plant water flux

Cramer, M., Hawkins, H. & Verboom, G. A., 2009, In : Oecologia. 161, 1, p. 15-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transpiration
nutrient
mass flow
nutrients
water
15 Citations (Scopus)

Why does Dasineura dielsi-induced galling of Acacia cyclops not impede vegetative growth?

Moseley, C. T., Cramer, M., Kleinjan, C. A. & Hoffmann, J. H., 2009, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 46, 1, p. 214-222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gall
biological control
nutrient
cost
host specificity
2008
61 Citations (Scopus)
210 Downloads (Pure)

Changes in photosynthetic rates and gene expression of leaves during a source-sink perturbation in sugarcane

Mccormick, A. J., Cramer, M. & Watt, D. A., 2008, In : Annals of Botany. 101, 1, p. 89-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
sugarcane
gene expression
sugars
leaves
photosynthesis
20 Citations (Scopus)

Culm sucrose accumulation promotes physiological decline of mature leaves in ripening sugarcane

Mccormick, A. J., Cramer, M. & Watt, D. A., 2008, In : Field Crops Research. 108, 3, p. 250-258

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ripening
sucrose
sugarcane
leaves
hexoses
59 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrient availability moderates transpiration in Ehrharta calycina

Cramer, M., Hoffmann, V. & Verboom, G. A., 2008, In : New Phytologist. 179, 4, p. 1048-1057

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ehrharta calycina
mass flow
nutrient availability
transpiration
Food
43 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of photosynthesis by sugars in sugarcane leaves

Mccormick, A. J., Cramer, M. & Watt, D. A., 2008, In : Journal of Plant Physiology. 165, 17, p. 1817-1829

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccharum
Hexoses
Photosynthesis
hexoses
sugarcane
22 Citations (Scopus)
Protea compacta
Proteaceae
South Africa
Soil
Phosphates
2007
4 Citations (Scopus)

Does the Prostrate-leaved Geophyte Brunsvigia orientalis Utilize Soil-derived CO2 for Photosynthesis?

Cramer, M., Kleizen, C. & Morrow, C., 2007, In : Annals of Botany. 99, 5, p. 835-844

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brunsvigia
carbon dioxide
photosynthesis
leaves
soil
54 Citations (Scopus)

Grass competition induces N2 fixation in some species of African Acacia

Cramer, M., Chimphango, S. B. M., Van Cauter, A., Waldram, M. S. & Bond, W. J., 2007, In : Journal of Ecology. 95, 5, p. 1123-1133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acacia
fixation
grass
grasses
legumes
12 Citations (Scopus)
Leucospermum
Leucadendron
Proteaceae
phosphorus
soil nutrients
8 Citations (Scopus)

The past distribution of giraffe in KwaZulu-Natal

Cramer, M. & Mazel, A. D., 2007, In : South African Journal of Wildlife Research. 37, 2, p. 197-201

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Giraffa camelopardalis
shelter
South Africa
rock art
hunter-gatherer
2006
55 Citations (Scopus)

Photosynthesis and sink activity of wasp-induced galls in acacia pycnantha

Dorchin, N., Cramer, M. & Hoffmann, J., 2006, In : Ecology. 87, 7, p. 1781-1791

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gall
Acacia
galls
wasp
photosynthesis
566 Citations (Scopus)
phosphorus
crops
South Africa
soil
new crops
109 Citations (Scopus)

Sink strength regulates photosynthesis in sugarcane

Mccormick, A. J., Cramer, M. & Watt, D. A., 2006, In : New Phytologist. 171, 4, p. 759-770

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccharum
Photosynthesis
sugarcane
photosynthesis
Sucrose
2005
14 Citations (Scopus)
Lupinus
rhizosphere
organic acids and salts
Acids
Phloem

Specialised 'dauciform' roots of Cyperaceae exhibit convergent physiology with 'proteoid' roots of Proteaceae to challenge phosphate-deficient environments

Shane, M., Cramer, M., Cawthray, G., Kuo, J. & Lambers, H., 2005, Plant Nutrition for Food Security, Human Health and Environmental Protection. Li, CJ., Zhang, FS., Dobermann, A., Lambers, H., Li, XL., Marschner, P., Maene, L., McGrath, S., Oenema, O., Peng, SB., Rengel, Z. & Shen, QR. (eds.). Beijing, China ed. China: Tsinghau University Press, Vol. n/a. p. 522-523

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2004
85 Citations (Scopus)
Hakea
Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase
exudation
physiology
2003
40 Citations (Scopus)

Structure and functioning of cluster roots and plant responses to phosphate deficiency

Lambers, H., Cramer, M., Shane, M., Wouterlood, M., Poot, P. & Veneklaas, E., 2003, In : Plant and Soil. 248, 1/2, p. ix-xix

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle