Prof. dr. R. (Ronald) Pierik

Hugo R. Kruytgebouw
Padualaan 8
Kamer Z.305
3584 CH Utrecht

Prof. dr. R. (Ronald) Pierik

Associate Professor
Plant-Environment Signaling
+31 30 253 6838
r.pierik@uu.nl

Complete overview of papers and citations via ORCID or Publons

Courbier S, Snoek BL, Kajala K, Li L, van Wees SCM and Pierik R (2021)
Mechanisms of far-red light-mediated dampening of defense against Botrytis cinerea in tomato leaves. Plant Physiology, in press. https://doi.org/10.1093/plphys/kiab354

van Gelderen K, Kang C, Li P and Pierik R (2021). 
Regulation of lateral root development by shoot-sensed far-red light via HY5 is nitrate-dependent and involves the NRT2.1 nitrate transporter. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.660870

Pierik R and Ballaré CL. (2021)
Control of Plant Growth and Defense by Photoreceptors: From Mechanisms to Opportunities in Agriculture. Molecular Plant, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molp.2020.11.021

Pantazopoulou CK, Bongers FJ and Pierik R. (2020) 
Reducing shade avoidance can improve Arabidopsis canopy performance against competitors. Plant, Cell and Environment, in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13905

Buti S, Pantazopoulou C.K., van Gelderen K, Hoogers VAC, Reinen E, and Pierik R (2020).
A gas-and-brake mechanism of bHLH proteins modulates shade avoidance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 184, 2137-2153. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.20.00677

Huber M*, Nieuwendijk NM*, Pantazopoulou CK and Pierik R (2020)
Light signalling shapes plant-plant interactions in dense canopies. Plant, Cell and Environment, in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13912

van Gelderen, K. and Pierik R. (2020)
Warm days, relaxed RNA. Nature Plants 6, 438-439, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-020-0643-1

Buti S, Hayes S and Pierik R, The bHLH network underlying plant shade-avoidance (2020). Physiologia Plantarum, https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.13074

Courbier S,  Grevink S, Sluijs E, Bonhomme, PO, Kajala K, van Wees, SCM, and Pierik R (2020).
Far-red light promotes Botrytis cinerea disease development in tomato leaves via jasmonate-dependent modulation of soluble sugars. Plant, Cell and Environment 43, 2769-2781. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13870

Ebbing, A., Pierik. R., Bouma, T., Kromkamp, J.C., and Timmermans, K. (2020)
How light and density influence the reproduction of delayed Saccharina latissima gametophytes (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 56: 709-718. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12976

Küpers JJ, Oskam L, and Pierik R. (2020)
Photoreceptors regulate plant developmental plasticity through auxin. Plants. 9, 940. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9080940

Courbier S & Pierik R, Canopy light quality modulates stress responses in plants (2019). iScience, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2019.11.035.

Bongers FJ, Douma JC, Iwasa Y, Pierik R, Evers JB, Anten NPR. (2019). Variation in plastic responses to light results from selection in different competitive environments - a game theoretical approach using virtual plants. PLOS Computational Biology, 15(8): e1007253. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007253

Ji Y, Ouzounis Th, Courbier S, Kaiser E, Nguyen PT, Schouten HJ, Visser RGF, Pierik R, Marcelis LFM, Heuvelink E (2019).
Far-red radiation increases dry mass partitioning to fruits but reduces Botrytis cinerea resistance in tomato
Environmental and Experimental Botany, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2019.103889.

Hayes S, Pantazopoulou CK, van Gelderen K, Reinen E, Tween AL, Sharma A, de Vries M, Prat S, Schuurink RC, Testerink C and Pierik R (2019) Soil salinity limits plant shade avoidance. Current Biology 29, 1169-1676.

Reed JW, Wua MF, Reevesa PH, Hodgensa C, Yadava V, Hayes S and Pierik R. (2018) Three auxin response factors control hypocotyl elongation. Plant Physiology, 178: 864-875.

Küpers JJ, van Gelderen K and Pierik R. (2018) Location matters: canopy light responses over spatial scales. Trends in Plant Science, 23: 865-873.

Gommers CMM, Buti S, Tarkowská D, Pencik A, Banda JP, Arricastres V and Pierik R. (2018) Organ-specific phytohormone synthesis in two Geranium species with antithetical responses to Far-red light enrichment. Plant Direct, 2018: 1-12.

van Gelderen K*, Kang C*, Paalman R, Keuskamp DH, Hayes S and Pierik R. (2018) Far-red light detection in the shoot regulates lateral root development through HY5. The Plant Cell, 30: 101-116.

* shared first authors

Bongers FJ, Pierik R, Anten NPR and Evers JB. (2018) Subtle variation in shade avoidance responses may have profound consequences for plant competitiveness. Annals of Botany, 121: 863-873.

van Gelderen K*, Kang C* and Pierik R. (2018) Light signaling, root development and plasticity. Plant Physiology, 176: 1049-1060.

* shared first authors

Bailey-Serres J, Pierik R, Ruban A and Wingler A (2018) The dynamic plant: Capture, transformation, and management of energy. Plant Physiology, 176: 961-966.

Ballaré CL & Pierik R. (2017) The shade avoidance syndrome: Multiple signals and ecological outputs. Plant, Cell & Environment, 40: 2530-2543.

Pantazopoulou CK, Bongers FJ, Küpers JJ, Reinen E, Das D, Evers JB, Anten NPR & Pierik R. (2017) Neighbor detection at the leaf tip adaptively regulates upward leaf movement through spatial auxin dynamics. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 114: 7450-7455.

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Cordovez V, Mommer L, Moisan K, Pierik R, Lucas-Barbosa D, Mumm R, Carrion VJ and Raaijmakers JM. (2017) Plant phenotypic plasticity and transcriptional changes induced by volatiles from the fungal root pathogen Rhizoctonia solani. Frontiers in Plant Science,  8: 1262.

Gommers CMM, Keuskamp DH, Buti S, van Veen H, Koevoets IT, Reinen E, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2017) Molecular profiles of contrasting shade response strategies in wild plants: differential control of immunity and shoot elongation. The Plant Cell, 29: 331-344

de Wit M. Keuskamp DH, Bongers FJ, Hornitschek P, Gommers CMM, Reinenen E, Martinez-Cerdon C., Fankhauser C, Pierik R. (2016) Integration of phytochrome and cryptochrome signals determines plant growth during competition for light. Current Biology, 26: 3320-3326

Das D, St. Onge KR, Voesenek LACJ, Pierik R*, Sasidharan R* (2016) Ethylene- and shade-induced hypocotyl elongation involve shared transcriptome patterns and functional regulators. Plant Physiology, 172: 718-733.

* Shared senior authors

Voesenek LACJ, Pierik R and Sasidharan R (2015) Plant life without ethylene. Trends in Plant Science, 20: 783-786.

Yasumura Y, Pierik R, Kelly S, Sakuta M, Voesenek LACJ and Harbed NP (2015) An Ancestral Role for Constitutive Triple Response 1 (CTR1) Proteins in Both Ethylene and Abscisic Acid Signaling. Plant Physiology, 169: 283-298.

Polko JK, van Rooij JA, Vanneste S, Pierik R, Ammerlaan AMH, Vergeer-van Eijk MH, McLoughlin F, Gu¨hl K, van Isterdael G, Voesenek LACJ, Millenaar FF, Beeckman T, Peeters AJM, Marée AFM, van Zanten M (2015) Ethylene-mediated regulation of A2-type CYCLINs modulates hyponastic growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology, 169: 194-208.

Kegge W, Ninkovic V, Glinwood R, Welschen RAM, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R (2015) Red:far-red light conditions affect the emission of volatile organic compounds from barley (Hordeum vulgare) leading to altered biomass allocation in neighbouring plants. Annals of Botany, 115: 961-970.

Horvath D, Hansen S, Moriles-Miller J, Pierik R, Yan C, Clay D, Scheffler B and Clay S (2015) RNAseq reveals weed-induced PIF3-like as a candidate target to manipulate weed stress response in soybean. New Phytologist, 207: 196-210.

Bongers F, Evers JB, Anten NPR and Pierik R (2014) From shade avoidance to plant performance at vegetation level: using virtual plant modeling as a tool. New Phytologist, 2014: 268-272.

Pieterse CMJ. Pierik R and van Wees SCM (2014). Different shades of JAZ during plant growth and defense. New Phytologist, 204: 261-264.

Timovsky J, Gankema P, Pierik R and Holzinger R (2014) A plant chamber system with downstream reaction chamber to study the effects of pollution on biogenic emissions. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, DOI: 10.1039/c4em00214h.

Pierik R and Testerink C (2014) The art of being flexible: how to escape from shade, salt and drought. Plant Physiology, 166: 5-22.

Pierik R, Ballaré CL and Dicke M (2014) Ecology of plant volatiles: taking a plant community perspective. Plant, Cell & Environment 37: 1845-1853. 

Gundel PE, Pierik R, Mommer L and Ballaré CL (2014) Competing neighbors: light perception and root function. Oecologia 176: 1-10.

Pierik R & de Wit M (2014) Shade avoidance: phytochrome signalling and other neighbour detection cues. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 2815-2824.

Sasidharan R, Keuskamp DH, Kooke R, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R (2014) Interactions between auxin, microtubules and XTHs mediate green shade-induced petiole elongation in Arabidopsis.

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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 and Sasidharan R (2013) Two Rumex species from contrasting hydrological niches regulate flooding tolerance through distinct mechanisms. The Plant Cell 25: 4691–4707

Bours R, van Zanten M, Pierik R, Bouwmeester H, van de Krol A. (2013). Antiphase light and temperature cycles affect phytochrome B-controlled ethylene sensitivity and biosynthesis, limiting leaf movement and growth of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 163: 882-895.

Kegge W, Weldegergis B, Soler R, Vegeer-van Eijck M, Dicke M, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2013). Canopy light cues affect emission of constitutive and methyl jasmonate-induced volatile organic compounds in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytologist, 200: 861-874.

de Wit M, Spoel SH, Sanchez-Perez GF, Gommers CMM, Pieterse CMJ,  Voesenek LACJ, Pierik R. (2013). Perception of low Red:Far-red ratio compromisis both salicylic acid- and jasmonic acid-dependent pathogen defences in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal, 75: 90-103.

Pierik R, Mommer L and Voesenek LACJ. (2013)

Molecular mechanisms of plant competition: neighbor detection and response strategies. Functional Ecology, 27: 841-853.

Polko JK, Pierik R, van Zanten M, Tarkowska D, Strand M, Voesenek LAC and Peeters AJM. (2013)

Ethylene promotes hyponastic growth through interaction with ROTUNDIFOLIA3/CYP90C1 in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64: 613-624.

Gommers CMM, Visser EJW, St. Onge KR, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2013) 

Shade tolerance: when growing tall is not an option. Trends in Plant Science, 18: 65-71.

Yasumura Y, Pierik R, Fricker MD, Voesenek LACL and Harberd NP. (2012) 

Physcomitrella patens studies reveal that ethylene-mediated submergence responses arose relatively early in land-plant evolution. The Plant Journal, 72: 947-959.

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Keuskamp DH, Keller MM, Ballaré CL and Pierik R. (2012)

Blue light regulated shade avoidance. Plant Signaling and Behavior 7(4): 514-517.

Ballaré CL, Mazza CA, Austin AT and Pierik R. (2012)

Canopy light and plant health. Plant Physiology, 160: 145-155

 

Cerrudo I, Keller MM, Cargnel MD, Demkura PV, de Wit M, Patitucci MS, Pierik R, Pieterse CMJ, Ballaré CL. (2012) 

Low Red:Far-Red ratios reduce Arabidopsis resistance to Botrytis cinerea and jasmonate responses via a COI1-JAZ10-dependent, salicylic acid-independent mechanism. Plant Physiology, 158: 2042-2052.

Polko JK, van Zanten M, van Rooij JA, Marée AFM, Voesenek LACJ, Peeters AJM and Pierik R. (2012)

Ethylene-induced differential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana involves local microtubule reorientation and cell expansion.New Phytologist, 193: 339-348.

 

Polko JK, Voesenek LACJ, Peeters AJM and Pierik R. (2012) 

Petiole hyponasty: an ethylene-driven, adaptive response to changes in the environment. AoB Plants, online.

Polko JK, Temanni M-R, van Zanten M, van Workum W, Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ and Peeters AJM. (2012) 

Illumina sequencing technology as a method of identifying T-DNA insertion loci in activation-tagged Arabidopsis thaliana plants. Molecular Plant, 5: 948-950

Wit de M, Kegge W, Evers JB, Vergeer-van Eijk MH, Gankema P, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2012) 

Plant neighbor detection through touching leaf tips precedes phytochrome signals. PNAS 109: 14705-14710 (pdf) 

Huber H, Chen X, Hendriks M, Keijsers D, Voesenek LACJ, Pierik R, Poorter H, de Kroon H, and Visser EJW. Plasticity as a plastic response: how submergence-induced leaf elongation in Rumex palustris depends on light and nutrient availability in its early life stage. New Phytologist 194: 572-582

Chen X, Visser EJW, de Kroon H, Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ and Huber H. (2011) 

Fitness consequences of natural variation in flooding-induced shoot elongation in Rumex palustris. New Phytologist, 190: 409-420

 

Keuskamp D, Sasidharan R, Vos I, Peeters AJM, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R (2011).

Blue light-mediated shade avoidance requires combined auxin and brassinosteroid action in Arabidopsis seedlings. The Plant Journal, 67: 208-217

Mommer L, Visser EJW, van Ruijven J, de Caluwe H, Pierik R and de Kroon H.(2011) 

Contrasting root behaviour in two grass species: a test of functionality in dynamic heterogeneous conditions. Plant and Soil, 344: 347-360

Pierik R, de Wit M and Voesenek LACJ. (2011) 

Growth-mediated stress escape: convergence of signal transduction pathways engaged upon exposure to two different environmental stresses. New Phytologist, 189: 122-134

 

Polko JK, van Zanten M, van Rooij JA, Marée AFM, Voesenek LACJ, Peeters AJM and Pierik R. (2011) 

Ethylene-induced differential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana involves local microtubule reorientation and cell expansion.New Phytologist, 193: 339-348.

 

Sasidharan R, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2011) 

Cell-wall modifying proteins mediate plant acclimatization to biotic and abiotic stresses. Critical Reviews in Plant Science 30: 548-562. 

Vashisht D, Hesselink A, Pierik R, Ammerlaan JMH, Bailey-Serres J, Visser EJW, Pedersen O, van Zanten M, Vreugdenhil D, Jamar DCL, Voesenek LACJ and Sasidharan R. (2011) 

Natural variation of submergence tolerance among Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. New Phytologist, 190: 299-210 

Anten NPR and Pierik R. (2010) 

Moving resources away from the herbivore: regulation and adaptive significance. New Phytologist, 188: 643-645

Chen X, Pierik R, Peeters AJM, Poorter H, Visser EJW, Huber H, de Kroon H, and Voesenek LACJ. (2010)

Endogenous ABA as a Key Switch for Natural Variation in Flooding-Induced Shoot Elongation. Plant Physiology 154: 969-977

Heydarian Z, Sasidharan R, Cox MCH, Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ and Peeters AJM.(2010)

A kinetic analysis of hyponastic growth and petiole elongation upon ethylene 

exposure in Rumex palustris. Annals of Botany 106: 429-435

Kegge W and Pierik R. (2010)

Biogenic volatile organic compounds and plant competition. Trends in Plant Science, 15(3): 126-132 

 

Keuskamp DH, Pollmann S, Peeters AJM, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2010)

Auxin transport through PIN-FORMED 3 (PIN3) controls shade avoidance and fitness during competition. Proc. Natl Acad Sci USA 107:22740-22744

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Keuskamp DH, Sasidharan R and Pierik R. (2010)

Physiological regulation and functional significance of shade avoidance responses to neighbours. Plant, Signaling & Behavior, 5(6): 655-662

Sasidharan R, Chinnappa CC, Staal M, Elzenga JTM, Yokoyama R, Nishitani K, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2010)

Light quality-mediated petiole elongation in Arabidopsis during shade avoidance involves cell wall modification by XTHs. Plant Physiology, 154: 978-990

 

Sasidharan R and Pierik R. (2010) 

Cell wall modification involving XTHs controls phytochrome-mediated petiole elongation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 5: 1491-1492.

Keuskamp DH and Pierik R. (2010) 

Photosensory cues in plant-plant interactions: regulation and functional significance of shade avoidance responses. In " Plant Communication from Ecological Perspective", Ed.: F. Baluska. Springer. (159-178) 

Millenaar FF, van Zanten M, Cox MCH, Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ and Peeters AJM.

(2009) 

Differential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana: Photocontrol and hormonal regulation. New Phytologist, 184: 141-152.

Pierik R, van Aken JM and Voesenek LACJ. (2009)

Is elongation-induced leaf emergence beneficial for submerged Rumex species? Annals of Botany, 103: 353-357.

Pierik R, Djakovic-Petrovic T, Keuskamp DH, de Wit M andVoesenek LACJ. (2009)

Auxin and ethylene regulate elongation responses to neighbour proximity signals independent of GA and DELLA proteins in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 149: 1701-1712.

Pierik R, Keuskamp DH, Sasidharan R, Djakovic-Petrovic T, de Wit M and Voesenek LACJ. (2009)

Light quality controls shoot elongation through regulation of multiple hormones. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 4: 755-756.

Sasidharan R, Chinnappa CC, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2009)

A molecular basis for the physiological variation in shade avoidance responses : a tale of two ecotypes. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 4: 528-529. 

Zanten M van, Millenaar FF, Cox MCH, Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ and Peeters AJM. (2009)

Auxin perception and polar auxin transport are not always a prerequisite for differential growth. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 4(9): 899-901.

Sasidharan R, Chinnappa CC, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2008)

The regulation of cell wall extensibility during shade avoidance: a study using two contrasting ecotypes of Stellaria longipes. Plant Physiology 148: 1557-1569.

Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2008)

Plant Stress Profiles. Science 320: 880-881. 

Djakovic-Petrovic T, de Wit M, Voesenek LACJ and Pierik R. (2007)

DELLA protein function in growth responses to canopy signals. The Plant Journal 51: 117-126.

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Pierik R, Sasidharan R and Voesenek LACJ. (2007)

Growth control by ethylene: Adjusting phenotypes to the environment. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 26: 188-200. 

Pierik R, Djakovic-Petrovic T, de Wit M and Voesenek LACJ. (2007)

Struggling for light: DELLA regulation during plant-plant interactions. Plant Signaling and Behavior 2(6): 514-516.

Visser EJW and Pierik R. (2007)

Inhibition of root elongation by ethylene in wetland and non-wetland plant species and the impact of longitudinal ventilation. Plant, Cell and Environment 30: 31-38.

Anten NPR, Casado-Garcia R, Pierik R and Pons TL. (2006)

Ethylene sensitivity affects changes in growth patterns, but not stem properties, in response to mechanical stress in tobacco. Physiologia Plantarum 128: 274-282.

Pierik R, Tholen D, Poorter H, Visser EJW and Voesenek LACJ. (2006)

The Janus face of ethylene: growth inhibition and stimulation. Trends in Plant Science 11: 176-183.

Voesenek LACJ, Colmer TD, Pierik R, Millenaar FF and Peeters AJM. (2006)

How plants cope with complete submergence. New Phytologist. 170 213-226.

Millenaar FF, Cox MCH, de Jong van Berkel YEM, Welschen RAM, Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ and Peeters AJM. (2005)

Ethylene-induced differential growth of petioles in Arabidopsis thaliana; analyzing natural variation, response kinetics and regulation. Plant Physiology 137: 998-1008.

Mommer L, de Kroon H, Pierik R, Bögemann GM and Visser EJW. (2005)

A functional comparison of acclimation to shade and submergence in two terrestrial plant species. New Phytologist 167: 197-206.

Pierik R, Millenaar FF, Peeters AJM and Voesenek LACJ. (2005)

New perspectives in flooding research: the use of shade avoidance and Arabidopsis thaliana. Annals of Botany 96: 533-540.

Vandenbussche F*, Pierik R*, Millenaar FF, Voesenek LACJ and VanderStraeten D. (2005)

Reaching out of the shade. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 8: 462-468.

* shared first auhors

Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ, de Kroon H and Visser EJW. (2004)

Density-induced plant size reduction and size inequalities in ethylene-sensing and ethylene-insensitive tobacco.Plant Biology 6: 201-205.

Pierik R, Whitelam GC, Voesenek LACJ, de Kroon H and Visser EJW. (2004)

Canopy studies on ethylene-insensitive tobacco identify ethylene as a novel element in blue light and plant-plant signaling. The Plant Journal 38: 310-319.

Covered in Editor's Choice, Science, 30 April 2004

Pierik R, Cuppens MLC, Voesenek LACJ and Visser EJW. (2004)

Interactions between ethylene and gibberellins in phytochrome-mediated shade avoidance responses in tobacco. Plant Physiology 136: 2928-2936.

Pierik R, Visser EJW, de Kroon H and Voesenek LACJ. (2003)

Ethylene is required in tobacco to succesfully compete with proximate neighbours. Plant, Cell and Environment 26: 1229-1234.

Pierik R, Voesenek LACJ and Visser EJW. (2003)

Ethylene: a neglected component in competition between plants. In: Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene III. Eds. M. Vendrell et al. IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp 227-230.

Pierik R (2003)

Ethylene and plant neighbour detection. PhD thesis.

Visser EJW, Bögemann GM, Steeg HM van de, Pierik R and Blom CWPM. (2000)

Flooding tolerance of Carex species in relation to field distribution and aerenchyma formation.New Phytologist 148: 93-103.

Pierik R, Verkerke W, Voesenek LACJ, Blom CWPM and Visser EJW. (1999)

Thick root syndrome in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.): A description of the phenomenon and an investigation of the role of ethylene. Annals of Botany 84: 755-762

Publications

2022

Scholarly publications

Ebbing, A. P. J., Fivash, G. S., Pierik, R., Bouma, T. J., Kromkamp, J. C., & Timmermans, K. (2022). The SeaCoRe system for large scale kelp aquaculture: a plug-and-play, compatible, open-source system for the propagation and transport of clonal gametophyte cultures. Journal of Applied Phycology, 34(1), 517-527. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-021-02638-2

2021

Scholarly publications

Huber, M., Julkowska, M. M., Snoek, B. L., Veen, H. V., Toulotte, J., Kumar, V., Kajala, K., Sasidharan, R., & Pierik, R. (2021). Towards increased shading potential: a combined phenotypic and genetic analysis of rice shoot architecture. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.05.25.445664
Ebbing, A. P. J., Fivash, G. S., Martin, N. B., Pierik, R., Bouma, T. J., Kromkamp, J. C., & Timmermans, K. (2021). In-Culture Selection and the Potential Effects of Changing Sex Ratios on the Reproductive Success of Multiannual Delayed Gametophytes of Saccharina latissima and Alaria esculenta. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 9(11), 1-12. [1250]. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse9111250
Pierik, R., & Ballaré, C. L. (2021). Control of Plant Growth and Defense by Photoreceptors: From Mechanisms to Opportunities in Agriculture. Molecular Plant, 14(1), 61-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molp.2020.11.021
Pierik, R. (2021). Beating the blues: engineering cryptochrome expression improves soybean yield. Molecular Plant, 14(2), 202-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molp.2021.01.005
Ebbing, A. P. J., Pierik, R., Fivash, G. S., van de Loosdrecht, N. C. J., Bouma, T. J., Kromkamp, J. C., & Timmermans, K. (2021). The role of seasonality in reproduction of multiannual delayed gametophytes of Saccharina latissima. Journal of Phycology, 57(5), 1580-1589. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.13191
Pierik, R., Fankhauser, C., Strader, L. C., & Sinha, N. (2021). Architecture and plasticity: Optimizing plant performance in dynamic environments. Plant Physiology, 187(3), 1029-1032. https://doi.org/10.1093/plphys/kiab402
van Gelderen, K., Kang, C., Li, P., & Pierik, R. (2021). Regulation of Lateral Root Development by Shoot-Sensed Far-Red Light via HY5 Is Nitrate-Dependent and Involves the NRT2.1 Nitrate Transporter. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 1-12. [660870]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.660870
Courbier, S., Snoek, B. L., Kajala, K., Li, L., van Wees, S. C. M., & Pierik, R. (2021). Mechanisms of far-red light-mediated dampening of defense against Botrytis cinerea in tomato leaves. Plant Physiology, 187(3), 1250-1266. https://doi.org/10.1093/plphys/kiab354
Huber, M., Nieuwendijk, N. M., Pantazopoulou, C. K., & Pierik, R. (2021). Light signalling shapes plant–plant interactions in dense canopies. Plant Cell and Environment, 44(4), 1014-1029. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13912
Pantazopoulou, C. K., Bongers, F. J., & Pierik, R. (2021). Reducing shade avoidance can improve Arabidopsis canopy performance against competitors. Plant, Cell and Environment, 44(4), 1130-1141. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13905

2020

Scholarly publications

Küpers, J. J., Oskam, L., & Pierik, R. (2020). Photoreceptors Regulate Plant Developmental Plasticity through Auxin. Plants, 9(8), [940]. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9080940
Van Gelderen, K., & Pierik, R. (2020). Warm days, relaxed RNA. Nature Plants, 6(5), 438-439. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-020-0643-1
Courbier, S., Grevink, S., Sluijs, E., Bonhomme, P., Kajala, K., Van Wees, S. C. M., & Pierik, R. (2020). Far‐red light promotes Botrytis cinerea disease development in tomato leaves via jasmonate‐dependent modulation of soluble sugars. Plant, Cell and Environment, 43(11), 2769-2781. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13870
Buti, S., Pantazopoulou, C. K., van Gelderen, K., Hoogers, V. A. C., Reinen, E., & Pierik, R. (2020). A gas-and-brake mechanism of bHLH proteins modulates shade avoidance. Plant Physiology, 184(4), 2137-2153. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.20.00677
Buti, S., Hayes, S., & Pierik, R. (2020). The bHLH network underlying plant shade-avoidance. Physiologia Plantarum, 169(3), 312-324. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.13074
Ebbing, A., Pierik, R., Bouma, T., Kromkamp, J. C., & Timmermans, K. (2020). How light and biomass density influence the reproduction of delayed Saccharina latissima gametophytes (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12976

2019

Scholarly publications

Hayes, S., Tween, A. L., Gelderen, K. V., de Vries, M., Prat, S., Schuurink, R. C., Testerink, C., & Pierik, R. (2019). Soil salinity inhibits plant shade avoidance. (pp. 1-19). bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/289124
Courbier, S., & Pierik, R. (2019). Canopy light quality modulates stress responses in plants. iScience, 22, 441-452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2019.11.035
Bongers, F. J., Douma, J. C., Iwasa, Y., Pierik, R., Evers, J. B., & Anten, N. P. R. (2019). Variation in plastic responses to light results from selection in different competitive environments-A game theoretical approach using virtual plants. PLoS Computational Biology, 15(8), [e1007253]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007253
Ji, Y., Ouzounis, T., Courbier, S., Kaiser, E., Nguyen, P. T., Schouten, H. J., Visser, R. G. F., Pierik, R., Marcelis, L. F. M., & Heuvelink, E. (2019). Far-red radiation increases dry mass partitioning to fruits but reduces Botrytis cinerea resistance in tomato. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 168, [103889]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2019.103889
Hayes, S., Pantazopoulou, C. K., van Gelderen, K., Reinen, E., Tween, A. L., Sharma, A., de Vries, M., Prat, S., Schuurink, R. C., Testerink, C., & Pierik, R. (2019). Soil Salinity Limits Plant Shade Avoidance. Current Biology, 29(10), 1669-1676.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.042

2018

Scholarly publications

Gommers, C. M. M., Buti, S., Tarkowská, D., Pěnčík, A., Banda, J. P., Arricastres, V., & Pierik, R. (2018). Organ-specific phytohormone synthesis in two Geranium species with antithetical responses to far-red light enrichment. Plant Direct, 2(8), [e00066]. https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.66
Bailey-Serres, J., Pierik, R., Ruban, A., & Wingler, A. (2018). The Dynamic Plant: Capture, Transformation, and Management of Energy. Plant Physiology, 176(2), 961-966. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.18.00041
Reed, J. W., Wu, M. F., Reeves, P. H., Hodgens, C., Yadav, V., Hayes, S., & Pierik, R. (2018). Three Auxin Response Factors Promote Hypocotyl Elongation. Plant Physiology, 178(2), 864-875. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.18.00718
Küpers, J. J., van Gelderen, K., & Pierik, R. (2018). Location Matters: Canopy Light Responses over Spatial Scales. Trends in Plant Science, 23(10), 865-873. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2018.06.011
van Gelderen, K., Kang, C-K., Paalman, R., Keuskamp, D. H., Hayes, S., & Pierik, R. (2018). Far-red Light Detection in the Shoot Regulates Lateral Root Development through the HY5 Transcription Factor. The Plant Cell, 30(1), 101-116. https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.17.00771
Bongers, F. J., Pierik, R., Anten, N. P. R., & Evers, J. B. (2018). Subtle variation in shade avoidance responses may have profound consequences for plant competitiveness. Annals of Botany, 121(5), 863–873. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcx151
van Gelderen, K., Kang, C-K., & Pierik, R. (2018). Light signaling, root development and plasticity. Plant Physiology, 176(1). https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.17.01079

2017

Scholarly publications

Cordovez, V., Mommer, L., Moisan, K., Lucas-Barbosa, D., Pierik, R., Mumm, R., Carrion, V. J., & Raaijmakers, J. M. (2017). Plant Phenotypic and Transcriptional Changes Induced by Volatiles from the Fungal Root Pathogen Rhizoctonia solani. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8, [1262]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.01262
Ballaré, C. L., & Pierik, R. (2017). The shade-avoidance syndrome: Multiple signals and ecological consequences. Plant, Cell and Environment, 40(11), 2530-2543. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.12914
Gommers, C. M. M., Keuskamp, D. H., Buti, S., van Veen, H., Koevoets, I. T., Reinen, E., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2017). Molecular profiles of contrasting shade response strategies in wild plants: Differential control of immunity and shoot elongation. Plant Cell, 29(2), 331-344. https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.16.00790
Pantazopoulou, C., Bongers, F. J., Küpers, J. J., Reinen, E., Das, D., Evers, J. B., Anten, N. P. R., & Pierik, R. (2017). Neighbor detection at the leaf tip adaptively regulates upward leaf movement through spatial auxin dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(28), 7450–7455. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1702275114

2016

Scholarly publications

de Wit, M., & Pierik, R. (2016). Photomorphogenesis and Photoreceptors. In K. Hikosaka, Ü. Niinemets, & N. P. R. Anten (Eds.), Canopy Photosynthesis: From basics to Applications (1 ed., pp. 171-186). (Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration; Vol. 42). Springer Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-7291-4_6
Das, D., St. Onge, K. R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Pierik, R., & Sasidharan, R. (2016). Ethylene- and shade-induced hypocotyl elongation share transcriptome patterns and functional regulators. Plant Physiology, 172(2), 718-733. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.16.00725
de Wit, M., Keuskamp, D. H., Bongers, F. J., Hornitschek, P., Gommers, C. M. M., Reinen, E., Martínez-Cerón, C., Fankhauser, C., & Pierik, R. (2016). Integration of Phytochrome and Cryptochrome Signals Determines Plant Growth during Competition for Light. Current Biology, 26(24), 3320-3326. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.031

Other output

Pantazopoulou, C., & Pierik, R. (2016). Shade avoidance responses to early neighbor detection.. Poster session presented at ALW meeting Experimental Plant Sciences., Lunteren, Netherlands.
Kang, C., van Gelderen, K., Madrid, S., Testerink, C., & Pierik, R. (2016). Integration of far red light and salt on lateral root development.. Poster session presented at ALW meeting Experimental Plant Sciences., Lunteren, Netherlands.
Hayes, S., Testerink, C., & Pierik, R. (2016). The inhibition of plant shade-avoidance in saline soils.. Poster session presented at ALW meeting Experimental Plant Sciences., Lunteren, Netherlands.
van Gelderen, K., Paalman, R., & Pierik, R. (2016). The effects of Far-Red signaling on root growth in crop species.. Poster session presented at ALW meeting Experimental Plant Sciences., Lunteren, Netherlands.
van Gelderen, K., Paalman, R., Kooij, J., & Pierik, R. (2016). Root system architecture responds to above-ground Red:Far-Red light signaling.. Poster session presented at ALW meeting Experimental Plant Sciences., Lunteren, Netherlands.
Courbier, S., van Wees, A. C. M., & Pierik, R. (2016). LED it be 50%: Perception of changes in Red: Far-Red ratio by phytochromes influences pathogen resistance in tomato.. Poster session presented at European Plant Science Retreat (EPSR) , Barcelona, Spain.
Buti, S., Gommers, C. M. M., Fortuin, M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2016). Novel regulators of light-driven shoot architecture: a comparative approach.. Poster session presented at ALW meeting Experimental Plant Sciences., Lunteren, Netherlands.

2015

Scholarly publications

Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Pierik, R., & Sasidharan, R. (2015). Plant Life without Ethylene. Trends in Plant Science, 20(12), 783-786. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2015.10.016
Horvath, D. P., Hansen, S. A., Moriles-Miller, J. P., Pierik, R., Yan, C., Clay, D. E., Scheffler, B., & Clay, S. A. (2015). RNAseq reveals weed-induced PIF3-like as a candidate target to manipulate weed stress response in soybean. New Phytologist, 207(1), 196-210. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.13351
Polko, J. K., van Rooij, J. A., Vanneste, S., Pierik, R., Ammerlaan, J., Vergeer-Van Eijk, M. H., McLoughlin, F., Gühl, K., Van Isterdael, G., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Millenaar, F. F., Beeckman, T., Peeters, A. J. M., Marée, A. F. M., & van Zanten, M. (2015). Ethylene-mediated regulation of A2-type CYCLINs modulates hyponastic growth in arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology, 169(1), 194-208. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.15.00343
Yasumura, Y., Pierik, R., Kelly, S., Sakuta, M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Harberd, N. P. (2015). An ancestral role for CONSTITUTIVE TRIPLE RESPONSE1 proteins in both ethylene and abscisic acid signaling. Plant Physiology, 169(1), 283-298. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.15.00233
Kegge, W., Ninkovic, V., Glinwood, R., Welschen, R. A. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2015). Red: far-red light conditions affect the emission of volatile organic compounds from barley (Hordeum vulgare), leading to altered biomass allocation in neighbouring plants. Annals of Botany, 115(6), 961-970. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcv036

Other output

Pantazopoulou, C., Bongers, F. J., & Pierik, R. (2015). Plant growth at high densities: Shade avoidance responses to neighbors. Poster session presented at 7th European Plant Science Retreat, Paris, France.
Buti, S., Gommers, C. M. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2015). Contrasting growth responses to phytochrome signals in two Geranium species. Poster session presented at 8th Summer School Environmental Signaling in Plants, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Buti, S., Gommers, C. M. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2015). Contrasting growth responses to phytochrome signals in two Geranium species. Poster session presented at 7th European Plant Science Retreat, Paris, France.
Buti, S., Gommers, C. M. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2015). Contrasting growth responses to phytochrome signals in two Geranium species. Poster session presented at ALW meeting "Experimental Plant Sciences" , Lunteren, Netherlands.
Pantazopoulou, C., Bongers, F. J., & Pierik, R. (2015). Plant growth at high densities: Shade avoidance responses to neighbors. Poster session presented at 8th Summer School Environmental Signaling in Plants, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Pantazopoulou, C., Bongers, F. J., & Pierik, R. (2015). Plant growth at high densities: Shade avoidance responses to neighbors. Poster session presented at 26th International Conference On Arabidopsis Research , Paris, France.
Pantazopoulou, C., & Pierik, R. (2015). Optimisation of planting pattern and shade avoidance responses to suppress weeds. Poster session presented at ALW meeting "Experimental Plant Sciences" , Lunteren, Netherlands.

2014

Scholarly publications

Timovsky, J., Gankema, P., Pierik, R., & Holzinger, R. (2014). A plant chamber system with downstream reaction chamber to study the effects of pollution on biogenic emissions. Environmental Science. Processes & Impacts, 16(10), 2301–2312. https://doi.org/10.1039/C4EM00214H
Sasidharan, R., Keuskamp, D., Kooke, R., Voesenek, L., & Pierik, R. (2014). Interactions between auxin, microtubules and XTHs mediate green shade-induced petiole elogation in Arabidopsis. PLoS One, 9(3), [e90587]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090587
Pierik, R., & de Wit, M. (2014). Shade avoidance: phytochrome signalling and other aboveground neighbour detection cues. Journal of Experimental Botany, 65(11), 2815-2824. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/ert389
Pierik, R., & Testerink, C. (2014). The art of being flexible: how to escape from shade, salt and drought: The art of being flexible: how to excape from shade, salt and drought. Plant Physiology, 166, 5-22. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.114.239160
Pierik, R., Ballaré, C. L., & Dicke, M. (2014). Ecology of plant volatiles: taking a plant community perspective. Plant, Cell and Environment, 37(8), 1845-1853. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.12330
Gundel, P., Pierik, R., Mommer, L., & Ballaré, C. L. (2014). Competing neighbors: light perception and root function. Oecologia, 176(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-014-2983-x
Bongers, F., Evers, J. B., Anten, N., & Pierik, R. (2014). From shade avoidance to plant performance at vegetaion level: using virtuasl plant modeling as a tool. New Phytologist, 204(2), 268-272. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.13041
Pieterse, C. M. J., Pierik, R., & van Wees, S. C. M. (2014). Different shades of JAZ during plant growth and defense. New Phytologist, 204(2), 261-264. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.13029

Other output

St Onge, K., Das, D., Kok, A., Sasidharan, R., Voesenek, L., & Pierik, R. (2014). Natural variation in two abiotic stress responses: A GWA study in Arabidopsis. Poster session presented at American Society of Plant Biologists 2014, Portlant, OR, United States.
Pantazopoulou, C., Voesenek, L., & Pierik, R. (2014). Evolutionary agroecology: Shade avoidance responses to suppress weeds. Poster session presented at 6th European Plant Science Retreat for PhD Students, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Pantazopoulou, C., Voesenek, L., & Pierik, R. (2014). Evolutionary agroecology: Shade avoidance responses to suppress weeds. Poster session presented at EPS ALW Meeting 2014, Lunteren, Netherlands.

2013

Scholarly publications

Timkovsky, J., Gankema, P., Pierik, R., & Holzinger, R. (2013). A dynamic plant chamber system with downstream reaction chamber to study the effects of pollution on biogenic emissions. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions, 6(5), 9005-9036. https://doi.org/10.5194/amtd-6-9005-2013
Kegge, W., Weldegergis, B., Soler, R., Vergeer- van Eijk, M., Dicke, M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2013). Canopy light cues affect emission of constitutive and methyl jasmonate-induced volatile organic compounds in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytologist, 200, 861-874.
Pierik, R., Mommer, L., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2013). Molecular mechanisms of plant competition: neighbor detection and response strategies. Functional Ecology, 27, 841-853.
Polko, J. K., Pierik, R., Dr. Zanten, M., Tarkowska, D., Strnad, M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2013). Ethylene promotes hyponastic growth trhough interaction with ROTUNDIFOLOA3/CYP90C1. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64, 613-624.
Polko, J. K., Pierik, R., van Zanten, M., Tarkowska, D., Strnad, M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2013). Ethylene promotes hyponastic growth through interaction with ROTUNDIFOLIA3/CYP90C1 in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64, 613-624.
van Veen, H., Mustroph, A., Barding, G. A., Vergeer- van Eijk, M., Welschen, R. A. M., Pederson, O., Visser, E. J. W., Larive, C. K., Pierik, R., Bailey-Serres, J., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Sasidharan, R. (2013). Two Rumex species from contrasting hydrological niches, regulate flooding tolerance through distinct mechanisms. The Plant Cell, 25, 4691-4707.
Gommers, C. M. M., Visser, E. J. W., St Onge, K. R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2013). Shade tolerance: when growing tall is not an option. Trends in Plant Science, 18(2), 65-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2012.09.008
Bours, R., Dr. Zanten, M., Pierik, R., Bouwmeester, H., & van der Krol, A. (2013). Antiphase light and temperature cycles affect PHYB-controlled ethylene sensitivity and biosynthesis; limiting leaf movement and growth of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 163, 882-895.
Bours, R., van Zanten, M., Pierik, R., Bouwmeester, H., & Krol, van der, A. (2013). Antiphase light and temperature cycles affect phytochrome B-controlled ethylene sensitivity and biosynthesis, limiting leaf movement and growth of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 163, 882-895.
de Wit, M., Spoel, S. H., Sanchez-Perez, G. F., Gommers, C. M. M., Pieterse, C. M. J., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2013). Perception of low Red: Far-red ratio compromises both salicylic acid- and jasmonic acid-dependent pathogen defences in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal, 75, 90-103. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.12203
Keuskamp, D. H., & Pierik, R. (2013). Plant competition: light signals control polar auxin transport. In R. Chen, & F. Baluska (Eds.), Signaling and communication in plants: polar auxin transport

Other output

Gommers, C. M. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2013). When growing tall is not an option: shade avoisance in a shade tolerant and- intolerant species. Poster session presented at ISPP meeting, Edinburgh.
Gankema, P., Timkovski, J., Holzinger, R., & Pierik, R. (2013). UV-B and signals in plant-biotic interactions. Poster session presented at International Symposium on Plant Photobiology, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Gommers, C. M. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2013). When growing tall is not an option: shade avoidance in a shade tolerant and-intolerant species. Poster session presented at Summerschool Environmental signaling, Utrecht.
Gankema, P., Timkovski, J., Holzinger, R., & Pierik, R. (2013). UV-B and plant volatile emissions. Poster session presented at ALW-Experimental Plant Sciences meeting, Lunteren.
Gommers, C. M. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2013). When growing tall is not an option: shade avoidance in a shade tolerant and-intolerant species. Poster session presented at EPS ALW meeting, Lunteren.
Das, D., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Sasidharan, R. (2013). Stress Escape: a Kinetic Analysis of Ethylene and Green Shade Induced Hypocotyl Elongation. Poster session presented at ALW-Experimental Plant Sciences meeting, Lunteren.
Gankema, P., Timkovski, J., Holzinger, R., & Pierik, R. (2013). UV-B radiation alters plant volatile emissions. Poster session presented at 32th New Phytologist symposium Plant interactions with other organisms, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2012

Scholarly publications

Timkovsky, J., Gankema, P., Pierik, R., & Holzinger, R. (2012). A combined plant and reaction chamber setup to investigate the effect of pollution and UV-B radiation on biogenic emissions. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012AGUFM.B51E0604T
de Wit, M., Kegge, W., Evers, J. B., Vergeer-van Eijk, M. H., Gankema, P., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2012). Plant neighbor detection through touching leaf tips precedes phytochrome signals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(36), 14705-14710. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1205437109
Yasumura, Y., Pierik, R., Fricker, M. D., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Harberd, N. P. (2012). Studies of Physcomitrella patens reveal that ethylenemediated submergence responses arose relatively early in land-plant evolution. Plant Journal, 72(6), 947-959. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.12005
Keuskamp, D. H., Pierik, R., Keller, M. M., & Ballaré, C. L. (2012). Blue light regulated shade avoidance. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 7, 514-517.
Peeters, A. J. M., Polko, J. K., van Zanten, M., Pierik, R., van Rooij, J. A., Maree, A. F. M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2012). Ethylene-induced diffrential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana involves local microtubule reorientation and cell expansion. New Phytologist, 193, 339-348.
Polko, J. K., Temanni, M. R., van Zanten, M., van Workum, W., Iburg, S., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2012). Illumina sequencing technology as a method of identifying T-DNA insertion loci in activation-tagged Arabidopsis thaliana plants. Molecular Plant, 5(4), 948-950. https://doi.org/10.1093/mp/sss022
Huber, H., Chen, X., Hendriks, M., Keijsers, D., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Pierik, R., Poorter, H., de Kroon, H., & Visser, E. J. W. (2012). Plasticity as a plastic response: how submergence-induced leaf elongation in Rumex palustris depends on early life stage light and nutrient availability. New Phytologist, 194, 572-582.
Cerrudo, I., Keller, M. M., Cargnel, M. D., Demkura, P. V., de Wit, M., Patitucci, M. S., Pierik, R., Pieterse, C. M. J., & Ballaré, C. L. (2012). Low Red:Far-Red ratios reduce Arabidopsis resistance to Botrytis cinerea and jasmonate responses via a COI1-JAZ10-dependent, salicylic acid-independent mechanism. Plant Physiology, 2042-2052. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.112.193359
de Wit, M., & Pierik, R. (2012). Photomorphogenesis and photoreceptors. In K. Hikosaka, N. P. R. Anten, & U. Niinemets (Eds.), Canopy photosynthesis: from basics to application
Gankema, P., de Wit, B. C., Kegge, W., Evers, J. B., Vergeer-van Eijk, M. H., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2012). Plant neighbor detection trhough touching leaf tips precedes phytochrome signals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109, 14705-14710.
Ballaré, C. L., Mazza, C. A., Austin, A. T., & Pierik, R. (2012). Canopy light and plant health. Plant Physiology, 160, 145-155.

Other output

Gankema, P., Timkovsky, J., Holzinger, R., & Pierik, R. (2012). Does air pollution influence plant-plant signaling through volatiles?. Poster session presented at ALW Meeting, Lunteren.
Pierik, R. (2012). Signaling and multitasking in crowded environments. Paper presented at American Society of Plant Biology annual meeting, Austin, Texas, USA.

2011

Scholarly publications

Polko, J. K., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Peeters, A. J. M., & Pierik, R. (2011). Petiole hyponasty: An ethylene-driven, adaptive response to changes in the environment. AoB PLANTS, 11(1), [plr031]. https://doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/plr031
Vashisht, D., Hesselink, A., Pierik, R., Ammerlaan, J. M. H., Bailey-Serres, J., Visser, E. J. W., Pedersen, O., van Zanten, M., Vreugdenhil, D., Jamar, D. C. L., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Sasidharan, R. (2011). Natural variation of submergence tolerance among Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. New Phytologist, 190(2), 299-310. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03552.x
Polko, J. K., van Zanten, M., van Rooij, J. A., Marée, A. F. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Peeters, A. J. M., & Pierik, R. (2011). Ethylene-induced differential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana involves local microtubule reorientation and cell expansion. New Phytologist, 193, 339-348. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03920.x
Chen, X., de Kroon, H., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Huber, H. (2011). Fitness consequences of natural variation in flooding-induced shoot elongation in Rumex palustris. New Phytologist, 190, 409-420.
Pierik, R., de Wit, M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2011). Growth-mediated stress escape: convergence of signal transduction pathways engaged upon exposure to two different environmental stresses. New Phytologist, 189, 122-134.
Sasidharan, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2011). Cell-wall modifying proteins mediate plant acclimatization to biotic and abiotic stresses. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 30, 548-562.
Keuskamp, D. H., Sasidharan, R., Peeters, A. J. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Pierik, R., & Vos, I. (2011). Blue light-meditated shade avoidance requires combined auxin and brassinosteroid action in Arabidopsis seedlings. Plant Journal, 67, 208-217.
Mommer, L., Visser, E. J. W., van Ruijven, J., de Caluwe, H., Pierik, R., & de Kroon, H. (2011). Contrasting root behaviour in two grass species: a test of functionality in dynamichetrogeneous conditions. Plant and Soil, 344, 347-360.

Other output

Polko, J. K., van Zanten, M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Peeters, A. J. M., & Pierik, R. (2011). Ethylene-induced hyponasty in Arabidopsis thaliana involves local microtubule reorientation and cell expansion. Poster session presented at Society of Experimental Biology (SEB) Annual Meeting Glasgow.
Gankema, P., Timkovski, J., Holzinger, R., & Pierik, R. (2011). Does air pollution influence plant-plant signaling through volatiles?. Poster session presented at Unknown event.
Kegge, W., Weldegergis, B., Soler, B., & Pierik, R. (2011). The effect of low R:FR on HIPV and herbivore behaviour. Poster session presented at PhD Course: Plant communication and trophic interactions: from plant behaviour to sustainable cropping, Ekenäs, Sweden.

2010

Scholarly publications

Keuskamp, D. H., & Pierik, R. (2010). Photosensory cues in plant-plant interactions: regulation and functional significance of shade avoidance responses. In F. Baluska (Ed.), Plant Communication from Ecological Perspective. (pp. 159-178). Springer.
Chen, X., Pierik, R., Peeters, A. J. M., Poorter, H., Visser, E. J. W., Huber, H., de Kroon, H., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2010). Endogenous ABA as a Key Switch for Natural Variation in Flooding-Induced Shoot Elongation. Plant Physiology, 154, 969-977.
Anten, N. P. R., & Pierik, R. (2010). Moving resources away from the herbivore: regulation and adaptive significance. New Phytologist, 188, 643-645.
Keuskamp, D. H., Sasidharan, R., & Pierik, R. (2010). Physiological regulation and functional significance of shade avoidance responses to neighbours. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 5(6), 655-662.
Sasidharan, R., Chinnappa, C. C., Staal, M., Elzenga, J. T. M., Yokoyama, R., Nishitani, K., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2010). Light quality-mediated petiole elongation in Arabidopsis during shade avoidance involves cell wall modification by XTHs. Plant Physiology, 154, 978-990.
Heydarian, Z., Sasidharan, R., Cox, M. C. H., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2010). A kinetic analysis of hyponastic growth and petiole elongation upon ethylene exposure in Rumex palustris. Annals of Botany, 106, 429-435.
Keuskamp, D. H., Pollmann, S., Peeters, A. J. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2010). Auxin transport through PIN-FORMED 3 (PIN3) controls shade avoidance and fitness during competition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, 22740-22744.
Sasidharan, R., & Pierik, R. (2010). Cell wall modification involving XTHs controls phytochrome-mediated petiole elongation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 5, 1491-1492.
Kegge, W., & Pierik, R. (2010). Biogenic volatile organic compounds and plant competition. Trends in Plant Science, 15(3), 126-132.

Other output

Pantazopoulou, C., Bongers, F. J., & Pierik, R. (2010). Plant growth at high densities: Shade avoidance responses to neighbors. Poster session presented at 7th European Plant Science Retreat, Paris, France.
Keuskamp, D. H., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2010). Pin-driven auxin regulation of shade avoidance.. Poster session presented at 20th International conference on Plant Growth Substances (IPGSA)., Tarragona, Spain.
Keuskamp, D. H., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2010). Pin-driven auxin regulation of shade avoidance.. Poster session presented at XVII Congress of the Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology (FESPB)., Valencia, Spain.
Pierik, R., Sasidharan, R., Keuskamp, D. H., de Wit, M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2010). Plant competition: light quality controls hormone interactions to regulate shade avoidance responses.. Poster session presented at IPGSA meeting, Tarragona, Spain.
de Wit, M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2010). Competition for light compromises pathogen defense.. Poster session presented at 20th International conference on Plant Growth Substances (IPGSA)., Tarragona, Spain.

2009

Scholarly publications

Millenaar, F. F., van Zanten, M., Cox, M. C. H., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2009). Differential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana: Photocontrol and hormonal regulation. New Phytologist, 184, 141-152.
Pierik, R., Djakovic-Petrovic, T., Keuskamp, D. H., de Wit, M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2009). Auxin and ethylene regulate elongation responses to neighbour proximity signals independent of GA and DELLA proteins in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 149, 1701-1712.
Pierik, R., Keuskamp, D. H., Sasidharan, R., Djakovic-Petrovic, T., de Wit, M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2009). Light quality controls shoot elongation through regulation of multiple hormones. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 4, 755-756.
Pierik, R., van Aken, J. M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2009). Is elongation-induced leaf emergence beneficial for submerged Rumex species? Annals of Botany, 103, 353-357.
van Zanten, M., Millenaar, F. F., Cox, M. C. H., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2009). Auxin perception and polar auxin transport are not always a prerequisite for differential growth. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 4(9), 899-901.
Sasidharan, R., Chinnappa, C. C., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2009). A molecular basis for the physiological variation in shade avoidance responses : a tale of two ecotypes. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 4, 528-529.

Other output

Polko, J. K., van Zanten, M., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2009). Cell expansion drives ethylene-induced differential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana.. Poster session presented at 20th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
de Wit, M., van der Ent, S., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2009). Keeping up multiple biotic stress responses.. 34. Abstract from Utrecht Summerschool on Environmental Signaling, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
de Wit, M., van der Ent, S., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2009). Keeping up multiple biotic stress responses.. Poster session presented at 2009 EPS Summer School Environmental Signaling: Arabidopsis as a model., Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Polko, J. K., van Zanten, M., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2009). Cell expansion drives ethylene-induced differential petiole growth in Arabidopsis thaliana.. Poster session presented at 2009 EPS Summer School Environmental Signaling: Arabidopsis as a model., Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2008

Scholarly publications

Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2008). Plant Stress Profiles. Science, 320, 880-881.
Sasidharan, R., Chinnappa, C. C., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2008). The regulation of cell wall extensibility during shade avoidance: a study using two contrasting ecotypes of Stellaria longipes. Plant Physiology, 148, 1557-1569.

Other output

Keuskamp, D. H., Peeters, A. J. M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2008). Light quality-induced hypocotyl elongation in Arabidopsis thaliana is regulated by auxin.. Poster session presented at Unknown event.

2007

Scholarly publications

Pierik, R., Djakovic, T., de Wit, M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2007). Struggling for light: DELLA regulation during plant-plant interactions. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 2(6), 514-516.
Pierik, R., Sasidharan, R., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2007). Growth control by ethylene: Adjusting phenotypes to the environment. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 26, 188-200.
Djakovic-Petrovic, T., de Wit, M., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Pierik, R. (2007). DELLA protein function in growth responses to canopy signals. Plant Journal, 51, 117-126.
Visser, E. J. W., & Pierik, R. (2007). Inhibition of root elongation by ethylene in wetland and non-wetland plant species and the impact of longitudinal ventilation. Plant, Cell and Environment, 30, 31-38.

Popularising publications

Pierik, R. (2007). Ronald Pierik onderzoekt hoe planten elkaar kunnen zien. Eos Magazine, May 2007.

Other output

Pierik, R. (2007). Hormone interactions define plant responses to canopy signals and neighbors.. Poster session presented at ALW Discussieplatform Experimentele Plantenwetenschappen (EPW), Lunteren, The Netherlands.

2006

Scholarly publications

Pierik, R., Tholen, D. J. H., Poorter, H., Visser, E. J. W., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2006). The Janus face of ethylene: growth inhibition and stimulation. Trends in Plant Science, 11, 176-183.
Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Colmer, T. D., Pierik, R., Millenaar, F. F., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2006). How plants cope with complete submergence. New Phytologist, 170, 213-226.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/19481/voesenek_06_howplants.pdf?sequence=2
Anten, N. P. R., Casado-Garcia, R., Pierik, R., & Pons, T. L. (2006). Ethylene sensitivity affects changes in growth patterns, but not stem properties, in response to mechanical stress in tobacco. Physiologia Plantarum, 128, 274-282.

Other output

Pierik, R. (2006). Hormone interactions define plant responses to canopy signals and neighbours. Poster session presented at Eco-devo symposium New Phytologist, London UK.
Pierik, R. (2006). Ethylene stimulates elongation growth to reach out for light. Paper presented at 7th International Symposium on the Plant Hormone ETHYLENE, Pisa Italy.

2005

Scholarly publications

Pierik, R., Millenaar, F. F., Peeters, A. J. M., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2005). New perspectives in flooding research: the use of shade avoidance and Arabidopsis thaliana. Annals of Botany, 96, 533-540.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/10562/Pierik-Millenaar-etal%282005%29_AnnBot.pdf?sequence=2
Mommer, L., de Kroon, H., Pierik, R., Bögemann, G. M., & Visser, E. J. W. (2005). A functional comparison of acclimation to shade and submergence in two terrestrial plant species. New Phytologist, 167, 197-206.
Vandenbussche, F., Pierik, R., Millenaar, F. F., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Vanderstraeten, D. (2005). Reaching out of the shade. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 8, 462-468.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/19460/voesenek_05_reaching.pdf?sequence=2
Millenaar, F. F., Cox, M. C. H., de Jong-van Berkel, Y. E. M., Welschen, R. A. M., Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Peeters, A. J. M. (2005). Ethylene-induced differential growth of petioles in Arabidopsis thaliana; analyzing natural variation, response kinetics and regulation. Plant Physiology, 137, 998-1008.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/10555/Millenaar_05_plantphys.pdf?sequence=2

Other output

Pierik, R., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2005). Shoot plasticity in respons to neighbours; integrating light and hormone signaling. Abstract from International Botanical Congress, Vienna, Austria.
Pierik, R. (2005). Shade Avoidance. Abstract from Unknown event, Asilomar, USA.
Pierik, R., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2005). Shoot plasticity in respons to neighbours; integrating light and hormone signaling. Poster session presented at Plant Frontier Meeting, Sheffield, UK.
Pierik, R., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2005). Shoot plasticity in respons to neighbours; integrating light and hormone signaling. Journal of Experimental Botany, 56(S1), i-7.

2004

Scholarly publications

Pierik, R., Cuppens, M. L. C., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Visser, E. J. W. (2004). Interactions between ethylene and gibberellins in phytochrome-mediated shade avoidance responses in tobacco. Plant Physiology, 136, 2928-2936.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/10561/Pierik%282004%29_PlantPhys.pdf?sequence=2
Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., de Kroon, H., & Visser, E. J. W. (2004). Density-induced plant size reduction and size inequalities in ethylene-sensing and ethylene-insensitive tobacco. Plant Biology, 6, 201-205.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/10559/Pierik%282004%29_PlantBiology.pdf?sequence=2
Pierik, R., Whitelam, G. C., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., de Kroon, H., & Visser, E. J. W. (2004). Canopy studies on ethylene-insensitive tobacco identify ethylene as a novel element in blue light and plant-plant signaling. Plant Journal, 38, 310-319.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/10560/Pierik%282004%29_PlantJ.pdf?sequence=2

2003

Scholarly publications

Pierik, R., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., & Visser, E. J. W. (2003). Ethylene: a neglected component in competition between plants. In M. E. A. Vendrell (Ed.), Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene III. (pp. 227-230). IOS Press.
Pierik, R., Visser, E. J. W., de Kroon, H., & Voesenek, L. A. C. J. (2003). Ethylene is required in tobacco to succesfully compete with proximate neighbours. Plant, Cell and Environment, 26, 1229-1234.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/19656/voesenek_03_ethylene.pdf?sequence=2

2000

Scholarly publications

Visser, E. J. W., Bogemann, G. M., Van de Steeg, H. M., Pierik, R., & Blom, C. W. P. M. (2000). Flooding tolerance of Carex species in relation to field distribution and aerenchyma formation. New Phytologist, 148(1), 93-103. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1469-8137.2000.00742.x