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Keith Mott

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Agricultural Experiment Station

Professor - Biology Department

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: BNR 303
DialPhone: 435-797-3563
SendEmail: kmott@biology.usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1982
BS, Biology, Union College, 1977

Awards

Co-Winner of Edith Emilee McCoy Prize for Excellence in Botany

Union College

D. Wynne Thome Award, 1998

USU Researcher of the Year, 1998

Researcher of the Year, 1996


    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

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        Publications - Curriculum

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Shope, J.C, Mott, K.A, Peak, D., Poster: Water Relations.
          • Sibbernsen, E.D, Mott, K.A, Stomatal Responses to Flooding of the Intercellular Air Spaces Suggest a Vapor-Phase Signal Between the Mesophyll and the Guard Cells. Plant Physiology, 153, 1435-1442.
          • Mott, K.A, Peak, D., West, J.D, Messinger, S.M, Symposium IV: Sensing and responding to water.
          • Mott, K.A, Berg, D.G, Hunt, S.M, Peak, D., (2014). Is the signal from the mesophyll to the guard cells a vapour-phase ion?. Plant, cell & environment, doi: doi: 10.1111/pce.12226
          • Buckley, T.N, Mott, K.A, (2013). Modelling stomatal conductance in response to environmental factors. Plant, Cell and Environment, 36, 1691-1699. doi: 10.1111/pce.12140
          • Peak, D., Mott, K.A, (2011). Alternative perspective on the control of transpiration by radiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 19820-19823. doi: doi: 10.1073/pnas.1113878108
          • Peak, D., Mott, K.A, (2011). A new, vapour-phase mechanism for stomatal responses to humidity and temperature.. Plant, Cell and Environment, 34, 162-178. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2010.02234.x
          • Mott, K.A, Peak, D., (2010). Stomatal responses to humidity and temperature in darkness. Plant, Cell, & Environment, 33, 1084-1090. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2010.02129.x
          • Mott, K.A, (2009). Opinion: Stomatal responses to light and CO2 depend on the mesophyll.. Plant, Cell and Environment, 32, 1479.
          • Mott, K.A, (2009). Stomatal responses to humidity and temperature in darkness. Plant, Cell and Environment, in press.
          • Shope, J.C, Peak, D., Mott, K.A, (2008). Stomatal responses to humidity in isolated epidermes. Plant, Cell, & Environment, 31, 1-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2008.01844.x
          • Mott, K.A, (2008). Stomatal responses to humidity in isolated epidermes. Plant, Cell and Environment, 31, 1290.
          • Mott, K.A, (2008). The role of the mesophyll in stomatal responses to light and CO2. Plant, Cell and Environment, 31, 1299.
          • Messinger, S.M, Mott, K.A, Peak, D., (2007). Task-performing dynamics in irregular, biomimetic networks. Complexity, 12, 14-21.
          • Mott, K.A, (2007). Task-performing dynamics in irregular, biomimetic networks. Complexity, 12, 14-21.
          • Mott, K.A, (2007). Stomatal Patchiness and Task-Performing Networks. Annals of Botany, 99, 219-226.
          • Mott, K.A, Peak, D., (2006). Stomatal patchiness and task-performing networks. Annals of Botany, doi: 10.1093/aob/mcl234; 99, 219-226
          • Mott, K.A, (2006). Evidence for involvement of photosynthetic processes in the stomatal response to CO2.. Plant Physiology, 140, 771-778.
          • Mott, K.A, (2006). Membrane trafficking and osmotically induced volume changes in guard cells. Journal of Experimental Botany, 57, 4123-4131.
          • West, J.D, Peak, D., Peterson, J.Q, Mott, K.A, (2005). Dynamics of stomatal patches for a single surface of Xanthium strumarium L. leaves observed with fluorescence and thermal images. Plant, Cell & Environment, 28, 633-641.
          • Mott, K.A, (2005). Dynamics of stomatal patches for a single surface of Xanthium strumarium L. leaves observed with fluorescence and thermal images. Plant, Cell and Environment, 28, 633-641.
          • West, J., Peak, D., Mott, K.A, Messinger, S., (2004). Comparing the dynamics of stomatal networks to the problem-solving dynamics of cellular computers. Paper presented at the International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS2004)
          • Peak, D., West, J.D, Messinger, S.M, Mott, K.A, (2004). Evidence for complex, collective dynamics and emergent, distributed computation in plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101, 918-922.
          • Mott, K.A, (2003). A hydromechanical and biochemical model of stomatal conductance. Plant, Cell and Environment, 26, 1767-1786.
          • Mott, K.A, (2003). Changes in surface area of intact guard cells are correlated with membrane internalization. Plant Physiology, 133, 1314-1321.
          • Mott, K.A, (2002). Dynamics of stomatal water relations during the humidity response: implications of two hypothetical mechanisms. Plant, Cell and Environment, 25, 407-419.
          • Mott, K.A, (2001). Guard cell volume and pressure measured concurrently by confocal microscopy and the cell pressure probe. Plant Physiology, 125, 1577-1584.
          • Mott, K.A, (2001). Stomatal water relations and the control of hydraulic supply and demand. Progress in Botany, 63, 309-325.
          • Mott, K.A, (2001). The role of epidermal turgor in stomatal interactions following a local perturbation in humidity. Plant, Cell and Environment, 24, 657-662.
          • Mott, K.A, (2000). Modeling the role of Rubisco activase in limiting nonsteady-state photosynthesis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 51, 399-406.
          • Mott, K.A, (2000). Patchy stomatal conductance: emergent collective behaviour of stomata. Trends in Plant Science, 5, 258-262.
          • Mott, K.A, (2000). Stomata responses to non-local changes in PFD: evidence for long-distance hydraulic interactions. Plant, Cell and Environment, 23, 301-309.
          • Mott, K.A, (1999). Carbon-Water Balance and Patchy Stomatal Closure. Oecologia, 118, 132-143.
          • Mott, K.A, (1999). Effects of growth light quantity, growth-light quality and CO2 concentration on Rubisco deactivation during low PFD or darkness.. Photosynthesis Research, 61, 65-75.
          • Mott, K.A, (1999). Effects of humidity on light-induced stomatal opening: Evidence for hydraulic coupling among stomata. J. of Experimental Biology, 50, 1207-1213.
          • Mott, K.A, (1998). Regulation of Rubisco activation in antisense plants of tobacco containing reduced levels of Rubisco activase. Plant J., 14, 101-110.
          • Mott, K.A, (1998). Stomatal Heterogeneity. J. of Experimental Botany, 49, 407-417.
          • Mott, K.A, Denne, F., Powell, J.A, (1997). Interactions among stomata in response to perturbations in humidity. Plant, Cell and Environment, 20, 1098-1107.
          • Mott, K.A, (1997). A spatially explicit model of patchy stomatal responses to humidity. Plant, Cell and Environment, 20, 1087-1097.
          • Mott, K.A, (1997). Interactions among stomatal in response to perturbations in humidity. Plant Cell and Environment, 20, 1098-1107.
          • Mott, K.A, (1997). Kinetics of Rubisco activation as determined from gas-exchange measurements in antisense plants of Arabidopsis thaliana containing reduced levels of Rubisco activase. Australian J. of Plant Physiology, 24, 811-818.
          • Mott, K.A, (1997). Qualitative effects of patchy stomatal conductance distribution features on gas-exchange calculations. Plant, Cell and Environment, 20, 867-880.
          • Mott, K.A, (1997). Responses of Rubisco activation and deactivation rates to variations in light conditions. Photosynthesis Research, 52, 117-125.
          • Mott, K.A, (1996). A biochemical model of the rate of ribulosebisphosphate carboxylase activation by carbamylation and ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase activase activity: Development and tests of a mechanistic model. Australian J. of Plant Physiology, 23, 141-149.
          • Mott, K.A, (1996). Changes in Photon Flux Induce Stomatal Patchiness. Plant, Cell and Environment, 19, 1966-1074.
          • Mott, K.A, (1996). Syringopeptins, Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae phytotoxins, resemble syringomycin in closing stomata. Plant Pathology, 45, 564-571.
          • Mott, K.A, (1995). Effects of patchy stomatal closure on gas-exchange measurements following ABA treatment. Plant, Cell and Environment, 18, 1291-1300.
          • Mott, K.A, (1994). Dynamics of patchy stomatal movements, and their contribution to steady-state and oscillating stomatal conductance calculated with gas-exchange techniques. Plant, Cell and Environment, 17, 195-1008.
          • Mott, K.A, (1993). Asymmetric patchy stomatal closure for the two surfaces of Xanthium strumarium L. leaves at low humidity. Plant, Cell and Environment, 16, 25-34.
          • Mott, K.A, (1993). Effect of root cooling on photosynthesis of Artemisia tridentata seedlings under different light levels. Botanica Acta, 106, 193-276.
          • Mott, K.A, (1993). Effects of O2 and CO2 on nonsteady-state photosynthesis. Further evidence for Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate Carboxylase/oxygenase limitation. Plant Physiology, 102, 859-866.
          • Mott, K.A, (1993). Modelling C3 photosynthesis: A sensitivity analysis of the photosynthetic carbon reduction cycle. Planta, 191, 421-432.
          • Mott, K.A, (1993). Sensing of Atmospheric CO2 by Plants. Plant, Cell and Environment, 13, 731-737.
          • Mott, K.A, (1992). Biphasic activation of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase in spinach leaves as determined from nonsteady-state Co2 exchange. Plant Physiology, 99, 298-303.
          • Mott, K.A, (1992). Light-dependent changes in Ribulose Bisphosphate Carboxylase activase activity in leaves. Plant Physiology, 99, 304-309.
          • Mott, K.A, (1991). Amphistomy an an adaptation to high light intensity in ambrosia cordifolia (Compositae). Amer. J. of Botany, 78, 76-79.
          • Mott, K.A, (1991). Determination of apparent Km values for Ribulose 1,5-bisphospate carboxylase/oxygenase (rubisco) activase using the spectrophotometric assay of Rubisco activity. Plant Physiology, 95, 604-609.
          • Mott, K.A, (1991). Nonsteady-state photoshythesis following an increase in photon flux density (PFD). Effects of Magnitude and Duration of Initial PFD. Plant Physiol., 95, 498-503.
          • Mott, K.A, (1991). Stomatal Responses to Humidity in Air and Helox. Plant, Cell and Environ., 14, 509-515.
          • Mott, K.A, (1990). Intercellular diffusion limits to CO2 uptake in leaves. Studies in air and helox. Plant Physiology, 94, 1024-1032.
          • Mott, K.A, (1989). Evidence that ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate (RuBP) binds to inactive sites of RuBP carboxylase in vivo and an estimate of the rate constant for dissociation. Plant Physiol., 89, 1253-1257.
          • Mott, K.A, (1989). Syringomycin, a Bacterial Phytotoxin, Closes Stomata. Plant Physiol., 90, 1435-1439.
          • Professional Journal

          • Mott, K.A, Peak, D., (2012). Testing a Vapour-Phase Model of Stomatal Responses to Humidity. Plant, Cell & Environment, doi: DOI:10.1111/pce.12026

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                    Scheduled Teaching

                    BIOL 4750 - Photosynthesis and Carbon-Water Balance, Spring 2017


                    Graduate Students Mentored

                    Trevor Ballard, Biology, August 2011