Nadezhda Nadezhdina

Nadezhda NadezhdinaNadezhda Nadezhdina is Professor of forest ecology in the Institute of Forest Botany, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University in Brno, Zemedelska 3, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic.

Her principal Research Activities are:

  • Plant physiology: water relation in soil plant atmosphere continuum
  • Hydraulic redistribution by tree roots and within trees
  • Tree hydraulic architecture
  • Irrigation technology and automatization of irrigation control, stress indicators.


Title of talk to be presented

Redistribution of water in soil and tree compartments.


References and recent publications

Nadezhdina, N. 2010. Integration of water transport pathways in a maple tree: responses of sap flow to branch severing. Annals of Forest Science, 67 (1): Article Number: 107.

Nadezhdina, N., Steppe, K., De Pauw, D.J.W., Bequet, R., Cermak, J., Ceulemans, R. 2009. Stem-mediated hydraulic redistribution in large roots on opposing sides of a Douglas-fir tree following localized irrigation. New Phytologist, 184 (4): 932-943.

Nadezhdina, N., Ferreira, M. I., Silva, R., Pacheco, C.A. 2008. Seasonal variation of water uptake of a Quercus suber tree in Central Portugal. Plant and Soil, 305: 105-119.

Nadezhdina N., Nadezhdin, V., Ferreira, M.I., Pitacco, A. 2007. Variability with xylem depth in sap flow in trunks and branches of mature olive trees. Tree Physiology, 27: 105-113.

Nadezhdina, N., Cermak, J., Gasparek, J., Nadezhdin, V., Prax, A. 2006. Vertical and horizontal water redistribution within Norway spruce (Picea abies) roots in the Moravian Upland. Tree Physiology, 26: 1277-1288.