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Ashe, P., Shaterian, H., Akhov, L., Kulkarni, M., & Selvaraj, G. (2017, December 14). Contrasting Root and Photosynthesis Traits in a Large-Acreage Canadian Durum Variety and Its Distant Parent of Algerian Origin for Assembling Drought/Heat Tolerance Attributes. Frontiers in Chemistry, 5 (121). doi:10.3389/fchem.2017.00121

Caine, R. S., Yin, X., Sloan, J., Harrison, E. L., Mohammed, U., Fulton, T., … Gray, J. E. (2018). Rice with reduced stomatal density conserves water and has improved drought tolerance under future climate conditions. New Phytologist.

Dutt, M., Zambon, F. T., Erpen, L., Soriano, L., & Grosser, J. (2018, January 2). Embryo-Specific Expression of a Visual Reporter Gene as a Selection System for Citrus Transformation. PLoS ONE, 13 (1), e0190413. doi:

Evans, J. R., Morgan, P. B., & von Caemmerer, S. (2017, October 1). Light Quality Affects Chloroplast Electron Transport Rates Estimated from Chl Fluorescence Measurements. Plant Cell Physiology, 58 (10), 1652-1660. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcx103

Garcia, M. N. M., Cortelezzi, J. I., Fumagalli, M., & Capiati, D. A. (2018, September). Expression of the Arabidopsis ABF4 gene in potato increases tuber yield, improves tuber quality and enhances salt and drought tolerance. Plant Molecular Biology, 98(1-2), 137-152. doi:10.1007/s11103-018-0769-y

Guha, A., Han, J., Cummings, C., McLennan, D. A., & Warren, J. M. (2018, April). Differential Ecophysiological Responses and Resilience to Heat Wave Events in Four Co-occurring Temperate Tree Species. Environmental Research Letters. doi: DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aabcd8

Reeves, G., Singh, P., Rossberg, T. A., Sogbohossou, D., Schranz, E., & Hibberd, J. (2018, January 25). Quantitative Variation Within a Species for Traits Underpinning C4 Photosynthesis. bioRxiv preprint. doi:

Shi, W., Cheng, J., Wen, X., Wang, J., & Shi, G. (2018). Transcriptomic studies reveal a key metabolic pathway contributing to a well-maintained photosynthetic system under drought stress in foxtail millet ( Setaria italica L .).

Slot, M., Krause, G. H., Krause, B., Hernández, G. G., & Winter, K. (2018). Photosynthetic heat tolerance of shade and sun leaves of three tropical tree species. Photosynthesis Research.

Stinziano, J. R., Morgan, P. B., Lynch, D. J., Saathoff, A. J., McDermitt, D. K., & Hanson, D. T. (2017, August). The Rapid A-Ci Response: Photosynthesis in the Phenomic Era. Plant, Cell & Environment, 40 (8), 1256-1262. doi: 10.1111/pce.12911

Taylor, S. H., & Long, S. P. (2017, September 26). Slow Induction of Photosynthesis on Shade to Sun Transitions in Wheat May Cost at Least 21% of Productivity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372 (1730). doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0543

Urban, L., Aarrouf, J., & Bidel, L. R. (2017). Assessing the Effects of Water Deficit on Photosynthesis Using Parameters Derived from Measurements of Leaf Gas Exchange and of Chlorophyll a Fluorescence. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8 (2068). doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.02068


Training Courses

Photosynthesis training courses are offered throughout the year at various locations around the world. Courses provide information on instrument use, theory, data processing, maintenance, and related topics.

Register early, as class sizes are limited and fill quickly. LI‑COR reserves the right to cancel a session 3 weeks prior.

Courses are designed for users who have little or no experience with the LI‑6800 or LI-6400/XT, but may also be useful as a refresher for users with more experience. Some of the topics covered during the courses include:

  • Fundamentals of making gas exchange and fluorescence measurements
  • LI-6800 and LI‑6400/XT hardware and software introduction
  • Environmental control
  • Making survey and response curve measurements
  • Maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting

Additional Information

If attending training in Lincoln, NE or Bad Homburg, Germany, lunch and local transportation are included. Attendees are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and other meal expenses. For trainings in Lincoln, LI‑COR will handle all lodging arrangements. Attendees must bring their own LI-6800 or LI‑6400/XT instrument to the course.

To register for the LEEF training, please contact us

Register for Photosynthesis Training

Cost: The Photosynthesis Training Course is available at no charge if you are using one of the certificates enclosed with the LI-6800 or LI-6400XT. No longer have your certificate? Contact LI-COR.

Once you sign up for a session, a training coordinator will contact you with your confirmation and provide additional information. If you have any questions about training before you register, please contact us.