Ma QH, Yu HY, Liu XD, Xu ZZ*, Zhou GS*, Shi YH. 2018. Climatic warming shifts the soil nematode community in a desert steppe. Clim. Change, 150: 243-258.
Jia BR*, Zhou GS*. 2018. Growth characteristics of natural and planted Dahurian larch in northeast China. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10: 893-898.
Wang YH*, Chen J Q, Zhou GS, Shao CL, Chen J, Wang Y, Song JM. 2018. Predominance of precipitation event controls ecosystem CO2 exchange in an Inner Mongolian desert grassland, China. J. Clean. Prod., 197: 781-793.
Song H, Li YB, Zhou L, Xu ZZ*, Zhou GS*. 2017. Maize leaf functional responses to drought episode and rewatering. Agr. For. Meteorol., DOI:10.1016/ j.agrformet. 11.023.
Jia B*, Xu ZZ, Zhou GS*, 2017. Yin XJ. Statistical characteristics of forest litterfall in China. Sci. China: Life Sci., DOI: 10.1007/s11427-016-9143-x.
Jia Bingrui*, Zhou Guangsheng, Xu Zhenzhu. 2016. Forest litterfall and its composition: A new data set of observational data from China. Ecology, 97(5): 1365.
Jiang Yanling, Xu Zhenzhu*, Zhou Guangsheng*, Liu Tao. 2016. Elevated CO2 can modify the response to a water status gradient in a steppe grass: From cell organelles to photosynthetic capacity to plant growth. BMC Plant Biology, 16: 157.
Xu Zhenzhu*, Jiang Yanling, Zhou Guangsheng*. 2015. Response and adaptation of photosynthesis, respiration, and antioxidant systems to elevated CO2 with environmental stress in plants. Frontiers in Plant Science, 6: 701.
Xu ZZ, Shimizu H, Ito S, Yagasaki Y, Zou CJ, Zhou GS, Zheng YR. 2014. Effects of elevated CO2, warming and precipitation change on plant growth, photosynthesis and peroxidation in dominant species from North China grassland. Planta 239:421–435.
Xu ZZ, Shimizu H, Yagasaki Y, Ito S, Zheng YR, Zhou GS. 2013. Interactive effects of elevated CO2, Drought, and warming on plants. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 32:692–707.
Xu ZZ, Yu ZW, Zhao JY. 2013. Theory and application for the promotion of wheat production in china: past, present and future. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 93:2339–2350.
Hou YH, Zhou GS, Xu ZZ, Liu T, Zhang XS. 2013. Interactive effects of warming and increased precipitation on community structure and composition in an annual forb dominated desert steppe. PloS One 8(7), e70114.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2011. Responses of photosynthetic capacity to soil moisture gradient in perennial rhizome grass and perennial bunchgrass. BMC Plant Biology 11:21.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS, Han GX, Li YJ. 2011. Photosynthetic potential and its association with lipid peroxidation in response to high temperature at different leaf ages in maize. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 30:41-50.
Wang D, Xu ZZ, Zhao JY, Wang YF, Yu ZW. 2011. Excessive nitrogen application decreases grain yield and increases nitrogen loss in a wheat–soil system. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science 61:681-692.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS, Shimizu H. 2010. Plant responses to drought and rewatering. Plant Signaling & Behavior 5:649-654.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS, Shimizu H. 2009. Are plant growth and photosynthesis limited by pre-drought following rewatering in grass? Journal of Experimental Botany 60:3737–3749.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS, Shimizu H. 2009. Effects of soil drought with nocturnal warming on leaf stomatal traits and mesophyll cell ultrastructure of a perennial grass. Crop Science 49:1843-1851.
Li YJ, Zhou L, Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2009. Comparison of water vapour, heat and energy exchanges over agricultural and wetland ecosystems. Hydrological Processes 23:2069-2080.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2008. Responses of leaf stomatal density to water status and its relationship with photosynthesis in a grass. Journal of Experimental Botany 59:3317–3325.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS, Wang YL, Han GX, Li YJ. 2008. Changes in chlorophyll fluorescence in maize plants with imposed rapid dehydration at different leaf ages. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 27:83–92.
Han GX, Zhou GS, Xu ZZ, Yang Y, Liu JL, Shi KQ. 2007. Biotic and abiotic factors controlling the spatial and temporal variation of soil respiration in an agricultural ecosystem. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 39:418-425.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS, Wang YH. 2007. Combined effects of elevated CO2 and soil drought on carbon and nitrogen allocation of the desert shrub Caragana intermedia. Plant and Soil 301:87–97.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2007. Photosynthetic recovery of a perennial grass Leymus chinensis after different periods of soil drought. Plant Production Science 10:277-285.
Han GX, Zhou GS, Xu ZZ, Yang Y, Liu JL, Shi KQ. 2007. Soil temperature and biotic factors drive the seasonal variation of soil respiration in a maize (Zea mays L.) agricultural ecosystem. Plant and Soil 291:15-26.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2006. Combined effects of water stress and high temperature on photosynthesis, nitrogen metabolism and lipid peroxidation of a perennial grass Leymus chinensis. Planta 224:1080–1090.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2006. Nitrogen metabolism and photosynthesis in Leymus chinensis in response to long-term soil drought. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 25:252–266.
Xu ZZ, Yu ZW, Wang D. 2006. Nitrogen translocation in wheat plants under soil water deficit. Plant and Soil 280:291-303.
Xu ZZ, Yu ZW. 2006. Nitrogen metabolism in flag leaf and grain of wheat in response to irrigation regimes. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 169:118-126.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2005. Effects of water stress and nocturnal temperature on carbon allocation in the perennial grass, Leymus chinensis. Physiologia Plantarum 123:272–280.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2005. Effects of water stress and high nocturnal temperature onphotosynthesis and nitrogen level of a perennial grass Leymus chinensis. Plant and Soil 269:131-139.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2005. Effects of soil moisture on gas exchange, partitioning of fed 14CO2 and stable carbon isotope composition (δ13C) of Leymus chinensis under two different diurnal temperature variations. Journal of Agronomy & Crop Science 191:27-34.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS. 2005. Effects of water stress on photosynthesis and nitrogen metabolism in vegetative and reproductive shoots of Leymus chinensis. Photosynthetica 43:29-35.
Xu ZZ, Yu ZW. 2005. Nitrogen accumulation and translocation for winter wheat under different irrigation regimes. Journal of Agronomy & Crop Science 191:439-449.
Wang D, Yu ZW, Xu ZZ. 2005. Photosynthesis, carbohydrate storage and remobilization during grain filling as affected by sulphur application in winter wheat. Agricultural Sciences in China 4:507-513.
Xu ZZ, Zhou GS, Li H. 2004. Responses of chlorophyll fluorescence and nitrogen level of Leymus chinensis seedling to changes of soil moisture and temperature. Journal of Environmental Science 16:666-669.
Zhou GS, Wang YH, Jiang YL, Xu ZZ. 2002. Carbon balance along Northeast China Transect (NECT-IGBP). Science in China (Series C) 45:18-29.