Robert W. Pearcy

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Professor Emeritus

Offices and Labs

5324 Storer Hall


1969 PhD Plant Ecology Colorado State University
1963 BS Forest Ecology University of Montana

Research Interests

Interactions between plants and their environments. Plant acquisition and use of light, carbon, water, and nutrients for growth and survival in natural environments.

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Environmental and Integrative Biology

Teaching Interests

Plant ecology.


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  • Valladares F, MT Allen, and RW Pearcy. 1997. Photosynthetic responses to dynamic light under field conditions in six tropical rainforest shrubs occurring along a light gradient. Oecologia. 111:505-514
  • Pearcy RW, LJ Gross, and D He. 1997. An improved dynamic model of photosynthesis for estimation of carbon gain in sunfleck light regimes. Plant Cell and Environment. 20:411-424
  • Valladares F and RW Pearcy. 1997. Interactions between water stress, sun-shade acclimation, heat tolerance and photoinhibition in the sclerophyll Heteromeles arbutifolia. Plant Cell and Environment. 20:25-36