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Jefferson G. Lebkuecher

ProfessorJeff Lebkuecher

Sundquist Science Complex, Room C219
P.O. Box 4718
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-6249
email: lebkuecherj@apsu.edu

Education

Ph.D. Vanderbilt Universuty (Plant Physiology and Ecology), 1991
M.S. Tennessee Technological University (Biology), 1987
B.S. Tennessee Technological University (Biology), 1985 

Teaching

Botanical Diversity, Plant Physiology, Algal Ecology

Research Interests

Algal Ecology, Plant Physiology

Selected Publications

Lebkuecher, Jefferson G. and James M. Mauney. 2020. Comparison of algal assemblages in response to eutrophication of a stream by a wastewater treatment plant. Castanea 85:122-138.  

Lebkuecher, Jefferson G., Sandra Bojic, Cooper A. Breeden, Samantha L. Childs, Matthew C. Evans, Bailey S. Hauskins, Zach A. Irick, Josh C. Kraft, Jonathan M. Krausfeldt, and Nicole I. Santoyo.  2018. Photoautotrophic periphyton composition in reaches with differing nutrient concentrations in the Harpeth River of Middle Tennessee. Castanea 83(2):288-299.

Grimmett M. R. and J. G. Lebkuecher 2017. Composition of algae assemblages in middle Tennessee streams and correlations of composition to trophic state. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 32:363-389.

Lebkuecher, J. G. E. N. Tuttle, J. L. Johnson, and N. K. S. Willis. 2015. Use of Algae to Assess the Trophic State of a Stream in Middle Tennessee. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 30(3):346-379.

Lebkuecher, J. G., S. M. Rainey, C. B. Williams, and A. J. Hall. 2011. Impacts of nonpoint-source pollution on the structure of diatom assemblages, whole-stream oxygen metabolism, and growth of Selenastrum capricornutum in the Red River Watershed of North-Central Tennessee. Castanea 76(3):279-292.

Lebkuecher. J.G., L.E. Altmon, G.K. Harris. K.L. Wallace, A.R. Wilding. 2002. Dissipation of excitation energy during development  of photosystem 2 photochemistry in Helianthus annuus. Photosynthetica 40(2):301-304.

Lebkuecher, J.G., K.A. Haldeman, C.E. Harris, S.L., Holz, S.A. Joudah, and D.A.  Minton. 1999. Development of photosystem-II activity during irradiance of etiolated Helianthus (Asteraceae) seedlings. American Journal of Botany 86(8):1087-1092.

Lebkuecher, J.G. 1997. Desiccation-time limits of photosynthetic recovery in Equisetum Hyemale L. (Equisetaceae) spores. American Journal of Botany 84(6):792-797.

Lebkuecher, J.G. and W.G. Eickmeier. 1993. Physiological benefits of stem curling in the resurrection plant Selaginella lepidophylla. Ecology 74:1073-1080.

Lebkuecher, J.G. and W.G. Eickmeier. 1992. Photoinhibition of photophosphorylation, adenosine triphosphate content, and the light-activated enzyme glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (NADP+1) following high-irradiance desiccation in the resurrection plant Selaginella lepidophylla. Canadian Journal of Botany 70:205-211.

Lebkuecher, J.G. and W.G. Eickmeier. 1991. Reduced photoinhibition with stem   curling in the resurrection plant Selaginella lepidophylla. Oecologia 88:597-604.