Dr. Holbrook Bio

Current Position

Professor of Biology and Charles Bullard Professor of Forestry, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University


Education
Ph.D. in Biology, Stanford University, 1995. Physiological and Environmental Controls over the Movement of Water Through Plants
M.Sc. in Botany, University of Florida, 1989. The Role of Stem Water Storage in the Arborescent Palm, Sabal palmetto
A.B. in Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Harvard University, 1983

Research Interests

Long-distance transport physiology in plants; xylem:phloem interactions.

Root physiology; interactions between uptake and growth.

Water relations associated with flowering and flower production.

Biomechanics of growth and development.

Factors controlling uptake and movement of water in tropical trees.