submitted / in revision
Simon J,  Dörken VM, l.-M.-Arnold A, Adamczyk B (2018) Local climate conditions rather than species identity drive metabolite levels in green leaves and leaf litter of 14 temperate woody species. Forests (special issue Influence of tree species on forest soils under global change: new evidences from field studies, invited), in revision
Bueno A, Pritsch K, Simon J (2018) Species-specific outcome in the competition for nitrogen between invasive and native tree seedlings. Frontiers in Plant Science, Functional Plant Ecology (special issue Woody plants and forest ecosystems in a complex world – ecological interactions and physiological functioning above and below ground, invited), in revision
(48) Bueno A, Greenfield L, Pritsch K, Schmidt S, Simon J (2018) Responses to competition for nitrogen between subtropical native tree seedlings and exotic grasses are species-specific and mediated by soil N availability. Tree Physiology, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpy096. pdf
(47) Lang CP, Merkt N, Geilfus CM, Graeff-Hönninger S, Simon J, Rennenberg H, Zörb C (2018) Interaction between grapevines and trees: effects on water relations, nitrogen nutrition, and wine. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, doi: 10.1080/03650340.2018.1493197. pdf
(46) Adamczyk B, Adamczyk S, Smolander A, Kitunen V, Simon J (2018) Plant secondary metabolites – missing pieces in the soil organic matter puzzle of boreal forests. Soil Systems 2(1), 2 (invited review for the special issue Soil organic matter dynamics), doi: 10.3390/soils2010002. pdf 
(45) Adamczyk B, #Simon J, Kitunen V, Adamczyk S, Smolander A (2017) Update on tannin chemistry: their reactions with different organic nitrogen compounds and interactions with enzymes. ChemistryOpen 6 (5), 610-614 (invited review for the virtual issue Translational Chemistry). doi: 10.1002/open.201700113. pdf
(44) #Simon J, Schmidt S, eds. (2017) Plant competition in a changing world. Lausanne: Frontiers Media (ebook), doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-205-7. pdf
(43) Grüning M, #Simon J, Rennenberg H, l.-M.-Arnold A (2017) Defoliating insect mass infestation affects soil N fluxes and tree N nutrition in Scots pine forests. Frontiers in Plant Science, Functional Plant Ecology 8, 954, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00954. pdf
(42) Tausz M, Bilela S, Bahrami H, Armstrong R, Fitzgerald G, O´Leary G, Simon J, Tausz-Posch S, Rennenberg H (2017) Nitrogen nutrition and aspects of root growth and function of two wheat cultivars under elevated [CO2]. Environmental and Experimental Botany 140, 1-7, doi: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2017.05.010. pdf
(41) #Simon J, Dannenmann M, Pena R, Gessler A, Rennenberg H (2017) Nitrogen nutrition of beech forests in a changing climate: Importance of plant-soil-microbe water, carbon, and nitrogen interactions. Plant and Soil  148, 89-114 (invited Marschner Review), doi: 10.1007/s11104-017-3293-y. pdf
(40) #Simon J, Schmidt S (2017) Plant competition in a changing world. Frontiers in Plant Science, Functional Plant Ecology 8, 651 (research topic editorial), doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00651. pdf
(39) Hu B, Zhou M, Bilela S, Simon J, Dannenmann M, Liu X, Alfarraj S, Hou L, Chen H, Zhang S, Butterbach-Bahl K, Rennenberg H (2017) Nitrogen nutrition of native and introduced forest tree species in N-limited ecosystems of the Qinling Mountains, China.  Trees 31 (4), 1189-1202, doi: 10.1007/s00468-017-1537-3. pdf
(38) Adamczyk B, Karonen M, Adamczyk S, Engström M, Laakso T, Saranpää P, Kitunen V, Smolander A, Simon J (2017) Tannins can slow-down but also speed-up soil enzymatic activity in boreal forest. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 107, 60-67, doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.12.027. pdf
(37) Hu B, Zhou M, Dannenmann M, Saiz G, Simon J, Bilela S, Liu X, Hou L, Chen H, Zhang S, Butterbach-Bahl K, Rennenberg H (2017) Comparison of nitrogen nutrition and soil carbon status of afforested stands established in degraded soil of the Loess Plateau, China. Forest Ecology and Management 389, 46-58, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.12.011. pdf
(36) l.-M.-Arnold A, Simon J, Grüning M, Reinhardt A-B, Thies C (2016) Forest defoliater pests alter carbon and nitrogen cycles. Royal Society Open Science, 3, 160361, doi: 10.1098/rsos.160361. pdf
(35) Leberecht M, Dannenmann M, Tejedor J, Simon J, Rennenberg H, Polle A (2016) Segregation of nitrogen use between ammonium and nitrate of ectomycorrhizas and beech trees. Plant, Cell and Environment 39 (12), 2691-2700, doi: 10.1111/pce.12820. pdf
(34) Dannenmann M, Bimüller C, Gschwendtner S, Leberecht M, Tejedor J, Bilela S, Gasche R, Hanewinkel M, Baltensweiler A, Kögel-Knabner I, Polle A, Schloter M, Simon J, Rennenberg H (2016) Climate change impairs nitrogen cycling in European beech forests. PLoS ONE 11 (7), e0158823, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158823. pdf
(33) Jaborsky M, Maierhofer T, Olbrich A, Escalante-Pérez M, Müller H, Simon J, Krol E, Cuin TA, Fromm J, Ache P, Geiger D, Hedrich R (2016) SLAH3-type anion channel expressed in poplar secretory epithelia operates in calcium kinase CPK-autonomous manner. New Phytologist 210 (3), 922-933, doi: 10.1111/nph.13841. pdf
(32) Netzer F, Thöm C, Celepirovic N, Ivanković M, Dounavi A, Simon J, Herschbach C, Rennenberg H (2016) Drought effects on C, N and P nutrition and the antioxidative system of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) seedlings depend on geographic origin. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 179, 136-150, doi:  10.1002/jpln.201500461. pdf
(31) Dong F, #Simon J, Rienks M, Schäffer J, von Wilpert K, Rennenberg H (2016) Environmental effects on soil NO concentration and root N uptake in beech and spruce forests. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 179, 244-256, doi: 10.1002/jpln.201500191. pdf
(30) Li X, Rennenberg H, #Simon J (2016) Seasonal variation in N uptake strategies in the understorey of a beech-dominated N-limited forest ecosystem depends on N source and species. Tree Physiology 36, 589-600, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpv132. pdf
(29) Dounavi A, Netzer F, Celepirovic N, Ivanković M, Burger J, Figueroa AG, Schön S, Simon J, Cremer E, Fussi B, Konnert M, Rennenberg H (2016) Genetic and physiological differences of European beech provenances (F. sylvatica L.) exposed to drought stress. Forest Ecology and Management 361, 226-236, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.11.014. pdf
(28) Leberecht M, Dannenmann M, Gschwendtner S, Bilela S, Meier R, Simon J, Rennenberg H, Schloter M, Polle A (2015) Ectomycorrhizal communities on the roots of two beech (Fagus sylvatica) populations from contrasting climate differ in nitrogen acquisition in a common environment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81 (17), 5957-5967, doi: 10.1128/AEM.01481-15. pdf
(27) Dong F, #Simon J, Rienks M, Lindermayr C, Rennenberg H (2015) Effects of rhizopheric nitric oxide (NO) on N uptake in Fagus sylvatica seedlings depend on soil CO2 concentration, soil N availability, and N source. Tree Physiology 35 (8), 910-920, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpv051. pdf
(26) Hu B, Simon J, Günthardt-Goerg MS, Arend M, Kuster TM, Rennenberg H (2015) Changes in the dynamics of foliar N metabolites in oak saplings by drought and air warming depend on species and soil type. PLoS ONE 10 (5), e0126701, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126701. pdf
(25) Li X, Rennenberg H, #Simon J (2015) Competition for nitrogen between Fagus sylvatica and Acer pseudoplatanus seedlings depends on soil nitrogen availability. Frontiers in Plant Science 6, 302, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00302  (research topic Plant competition in a changing world). pdf
(24) Maierhofer T, Lind C, Hüttl S, Scherzer S, Papenfuß M, Simon J, Al-Rasheid KAS, Ache P, Rennenberg H, Hedrich R, Müller T, Geiger D (2014) A single pore residue renders the Arabidopsis root anion channel SLAH2 highly nitrate-selective. The Plant Cell  26 (6), 2554-2567, doi/10.1105/tpc.114.125849. pdf
(23) #Simon J, Li X, Rennenberg H (2014) Competition for nitrogen between European beech and sycamore maple shifts in favour of beech with decreasing light availability. Tree Physiology 34, 49-60, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpt112. pdf
(22) Kruse J, Simon J, Rennenberg H (2013): Soil respiration and soil organic matter (SOM) decomposition in response to climate change. In: Climate change and forest adaptation in a polluted environment: Current status, upcoming scenarios, means of research (eds: R Matyssek, N Clarke, P Cudlin, TN Mikkelsen, J-P Tuovinen, G Wieser, E Paoletti), Elsevier, 648 p.
(21) Rennenberg H, Simon J (2013) Synthesis of section I: Growth and defense in plants – the players. In:  The alternatives growth and defense: resource allocation at multiple scales in plants. Nova Acta Leopoldina NF 114 (391), 93-96.
(20) Hu B, #Simon J, Rennenberg H (2013) Drought and air warming affect the species-specific levels of stress-related foliar metabolites of three oak species on acidic and calcareous soil. Tree Physiology 33 (5), 489-504, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpt025. pdf
(19) Guo C, Simon J, Gasche R, Naumann PS, Bimüller C, Pena R, Polle A, Kögel-Knabner I, Zeller B, Rennenberg H, Dannenmann M (2013) Minor contribution of leaf litter to N nutrition of beech (Fagus sylvatica) seedlings in a mountainous beech forest of Southern Germany. Plant and Soil 369 (1-2), 657-668, doi: 10.1007/s11104-013-1603-6. pdf
(18) Pena R, Simon J, Rennenberg H, Polle A (2013) Ectomycorrhiza affect architecture and nitrogen partitioning of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) seedlings under shade and drought. Environmental and Experimental Botany 87, 207-217, doi: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2012.11.005. pdf
(17) #Simon J, Dong F, Buegger F, Rennenberg H (2013) Rhizospheric NO affects N uptake and metabolism in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) seedlings depending on soil N availability and N source. Plant, Cell and Environment 36 (5), 1019-1026, doi: 10.1111/pce.12034. pdf
(16) Guo C, Dannenmann M, Gasche R, Zeller B, Papen H, Polle A, Rennenberg H, Simon J (2013) Preferential use of root litter compared to leaf litter by beech seedlings and soil microorganisms. Plant and Soil 368 (1-2), 519-534, doi: 10.1007/s11104-012-1521-z. pdf
(15) Hu B, #Simon J, Kuster TM, Arend M, Siegwolf R, Rennenberg H (2013) Nitrogen partitioning in oak leaves depends on species, provenance, climate conditions, and soil type. Plant Biology 15 (Suppl. 1), 198-209 (special issue Woody plant performance in a changing global environment), doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.2012.00658.x. pdf
before 2013
(14) Bilela S, Dounavi A, Fussi B, Konnert M, Holst J, Mayer H, Rennenberg H, Simon J (2012) Natural regeneration of Fagus sylvatica L. adapts with maturation to warmer and drier microclimatic conditions. Forest Ecology and Management 275, 60-67, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.03.009. pdf
(13) #Simon J, Dannenmann M, Gasche R, Holst J, Mayer H, Papen H, Rennenberg H (2011) Competition for nitrogen between adult European beech and its offspring is reduced by avoidance strategy. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 105-114, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.01.035. pdf
(12) Winkler JB, Dannenmann M, Simon J, Pena R, Offermann C, Sternad W, Clemenz C, Naumann PS, Gasche R, Kögel-Knabner I,  Gessler A, Rennenberg H, Polle A (2010) Carbon and nitrogen balance in beech roots under competitive pressure of soil-borne microorganisms induced by girdling, drought and glucose application. Functional Plant Biology 37 (9), 879-889, doi: 10.1071/FP09309. pdf
(11) Stoelken G, #Simon J, Ehlting B, Rennenberg H (2010) The presence of amino acids affects inorganic N uptake in non-mycorrhizal seedlings of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). Tree Physiology 30, 1118-1128 (special issue Tree nutrition), doi:10.1093/treephys/tpq050. pdf
(10) #Simon J, Gleadow RM, Woodrow IE (2010) Allocation of nitrogen to chemical defence and plant functional traits is constrained by soil N. Tree Physiology 30, 1111-1117 (special issue Tree nutrition), doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpq049. pdf
(9) Stoelken G, Pritsch K, Simon J, Mueller CW, Grams TEE, Esperschuetz J, Gayler S, Buegger F, Brueggemann N, Meier R, Zeller B, Winkler JB, Rennenberg H (2010) Enhanced ozone exposure of European beech (Fagus sylvatica) stimulates nitrogen mobilization from leaf litter and nitrogen accumulation in the soil. Plant Biosystems 144 (3), 537-546, doi: 10.1080/11263500903429346. pdf
(8) Pena R, Offermann C, Simon J, Naumann PS, Geßler A, Holst J, Dannenmann M, Mayer H, Kögel-Knabner I, Rennenberg H, Polle A (2010) Girdling affects ectomycorrhizal fungal (EMF) diversity and reveals functional differences in EMF community composition in a beech forest. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76 (6), 1831-1841, doi: 10.1128/AEM.01703-09. pdf
(7) #Simon J, Waldhecker P, Brüggemann N, Rennenberg H(2010) Competition for nitrogen sources between European beech (Fagus sylvatica) and sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) seedlings. Plant Biology 12, 453-458, doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.2009.00225.x. pdf
(6) Adams M, Simon J, Pfautsch S (2010) Woody legumes: a (re)view from the south. Tree Physiology 30, 1072-1082 (special issue Tree nutrition, invited review), doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpq061. pdf
(5) Rennenberg H, Dannenmann M, Gessler A, Kreuzwieser J, Simon J, Papen H (2009) Nitrogen balance in forest soils: nutritional limitation of plants under climate change stresses. Plant Biology 11 (Suppl. 1), 4-23 (invited review). pdf
(4) #Simon J, Stoelken G,Rienks M, Rennenberg H (2009) Rhizospheric NO interacts with  the acquisition of reduced N sources by the roots of European beech (Fagus sylvatica). FEBS Letters 583, 2907-2910, doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2009.07.052. pdf
(3) Dannenmann M, +Simon J, Gasche R, Holst J, Naumann PS, Kögel-Knabner I, Knicker H, Mayer H, Schloter M, Pena R, Polle A, Rennenberg H, Papen H (2009)  Tree girdling provides insight on the role of labile carbon in nitrogen partitioning between soil microorganisms and adult European beech. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41, 1622–1631, doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.04.024. +equal contribution to first authorship   pdf
(2) #Simon J, Miller RE, Woodrow IE (2007) Variation in defence strategies in two species of the genus Beilschmiedia under differing soil nutrient and rainfall conditions. Plant Biology 9, 152-157, doi: 10.1055/s-2006-924537. pdf
(1) Miller RE, Simon J, Woodrow IE (2006) Cyanogenesis in the Australian tropical rainforest endemic Brombya platynema (Rutaceae): chemical characterisation and polymorphism. Functional Plant Biology 33 (5), 477-486, doi: 10.1071/FP05305 (Best Paper Award 2006). pdf


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