49 publications including 43 peer-reviewed papers indexed in the JCR, 2 book chapters and 4 publications in non-indexed journals/conference proceedings, Hindex : 20, Number of citations : 1130 (Source : Scopus)

Publications indexed in the JCR

Italic style refers to PhD/Master thesis students I have supervised or partly trained.


P43 – Saunier A, Greff S, Blande J, Lecareux C, Baldy V, Fernandez C, Ormeno E. Amplified drought and seasonal cycle modulate Quercus pubescens leaf metabolome. Metabolites In press.

P42 – Viros L, Fernandez C, Ormeno E. Plant Flavonoids in Mediterranean species : a focus on flavonols as protective metabolites under climate stress. Plants 2022.

P41 – Saunier A, Ormeno E, Moja S, Fernandez C, Robert E, Dupouyet S, Despinasse Y, Baudino S, Nicolè F, Bousquet-Mélou A. Lavender sensitivity to water stress : Comparison between eleven varieties across two phenological stages. Industrial Crops and Products 2022. https://doi:10.1016/j.indcrop.2022.114531.

P40 – Marion A, Morin J, Ormeño E, Dupouyet S, D’Anna B, Boiry S, Wortham H. Nitrous acid production and uptake by Zea mays plants in growth chambers in the presence of nitrogen dioxide. Science of The Total Environment 2022.


P39 – Ganteaume A, Romero B, Fernandez C, Ormeño E, Lecareux C. Volatile and semi-volatile terpenes impact leaf flammability : differences according to the level of terpene identification. Chemoecology 2021.

P38- Viros J, Santonja M, Temime-Roussel B, Wortham H, Fernandez C, Ormeño E. Volatilome of Aleppo Pine litter over decomposition process. Ecology and Evolution 2021.

P37- Marion A, Morin J, Gandolfo A, Temime-Roussel B, Ormeño E, d’Anna B, Wortham H. Nitrous acid formation on Zea mays leaves by heterogeneous reaction of nitrogen dioxide in the laboratory. Environmental Research 2021,


P36- Saunier A, Ormeño E, Piga D, Armengaud A, Boissard C, Lathière J, Szopa S, Genard-Zielinski AC, Fernandez C. Isoprene contribution to ozone production in a context of climate change in French Mediterranean area. Regional Environmental Change 2020,

P35- Viros J, Fernandez C, Wortham H, Gavinet J, Lecareux C, Ormeño E. Litter of mediterranean species as a source of volatile organic compounds. Atmospheric Environment 2020,

P34- Ormeño E, Ruffaul J, Gutigny C, Madrigal J, Guijarro M, Hernando C, Ballini C. Increasing cuticular wax concentrations in a drier climate promote litter flammability. Forest Ecology and Management 2020,

P33- Ormeño E, Viros J, Bousquet-Mélou A, Mévy JP, Tonetto A, Saunier A, Fernandez C. Exogenous isoprene confers physiological benefits in a negligible isoprene emitter (Acer monspessulanum) under water deficit. Plants-Basel 2020,


P32- Santonja M., Bousquet-Mélou A, Greff S, Ormeño E, Fernandez C. Allelopathic effects of volatile organic compounds released from Pinus halepensis needles and roots. Ecology and Evolution 2019, 00:1–13.

P31- Romero B, Fernandez C, Lecareux C, Ormeño E, Ganteaume A. How terpene content affects fuel flammability of wildland-urban interface vegetation. International Journal of Wildland Fire 2019.


P30- Genard-Zielinski AC, Boissard C, Ormeño E, Lathière J, Reiter IM, Wortham H, Orts JP, Temime-Roussel B, Guenet B, Bartsch S, Gauquelin T, Fernandez C. Seasonal variations of Quercus pubescens isoprene emissions from an in natura forest under drought stress and sensitivity to future climate change in the Mediterranean area. Biogeociences 2018, 15, 4711–4730, 2018.

P29- Saunier A, Ormeño E, Havaux M, Wortham H, Ksas B, Temime-Roussel Brice, Blande J.D, Lecareux C, Mevy JP, Bousquet-Mélou A, Gauquelin , Fernandez C. Resistance of native oak to recurrent drought conditions simulating predicted climatic changes in the Mediterranean region. Plant Cell and Environment 2018, 10.


P28- Valor T, Ormeño E, Casals P. Temporal effects of prescribed burning on terpene production in Mediterranean pines. Tree Physiology 2017, 37 : 1622-1636,

P27- Saunier A, Ormeño E, Boissard C, Wortham H, Temime-Roussel B, Lecareux C, Armengaud A, Fernandez C. Effect of mid-term drought on Quercus pubescens BVOCs’ emissions seasonality and their dependence to light and/or temperature. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2017, 17 : 7555-7566,

P26- Saunier A, Ormeño E, Wortham H, Temime-Roussel B, Lecareux C, Boissard C, Fernandez C. Chronic drought decreases anabolic and catabolic BVOC emissions of Quercus pubescens in a Mediterranean forest. Frontiers in Plant Science 2017, 8 : 8:71.


P25- Genard-Zielinski AC, Ormeño E, Boissard C, Fernandez C. Isoprene emissions from Downy Oak under water limitation during an entire growing season : what cost for growth ?” PLoS ONE 2015, 15 : 431–446.


P24- Genard-Zielinski AC, Boissard C, Fernandez C, Kalogridis C, Lathière J, Gros V, Bonnaire N, Ormeño E. Variability of BVOC emissions from a Mediterranean mixed forest with a focus on Quercus pubescens at the O3HP. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2014, 14 : 17225-17261.

P23- Gentner D.R. Ormeño E, Fares S, Ford T.B, Park J.P, Brioude J, Angevine W, Karlik J.F, Goldstein A.H. Emissions of biogenic gas-phase organic carbon from agriculture and their implications for air quality. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2014, 14 : 5393-5413.

P22- Kalogridis C, Gros V, Sarda-Esteve R, Langford B, Loubet B, Bonsang B, Bonnaire N, Nemitz E, Genard A-C, Boissard C, Fernandez C,Ormeño E, Baisnée D, Reiter I, Lathière J. Concentrations and fluxes of isoprene and oxygenated VOCs at a French Mediterranean oak forest. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2014, 14 : 871-917.


P21- Lavoir AV, Ormeño E*, Pasqualini V, Ferrat L, Greff S, Lecareux C, Vila B, Mévy J.P, Fernandez C. Does prescribed burning affect leaf secondary metabolites in pine stands ? Journal of Chemical Ecology 2013, 39 : 398-412. *Co-first author.


P20- Ormeño E, Fernandez C. Effect of soil nutrient on production and diversity of volatile terpenoids from plants. Current Bioactive Compounds 2012, 8 : 71-79.

P19- Fares S, Park JH, Gentner DR, Weber R, Ormeño E, Karlik J, Goldstein AH. Seasonal cycles of biogenic volatile organic compound fluxes and concentrations in a California citrus orchard. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2012, 12 : 9865-9880.


P18- Fares S, Gentner DR, Park JH, Ormeño E, Karlik J, Goldstein AH. Biogenic emissions from Citrus species in California. Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45 : 4557-4568.

P17- Olivier R, Staudt M, Lavoir AV, Ormeño E, Rizvi SH, Baldy V, et al. Direct and indirect impact of sewage sludge compost spreading on Quercus coccifera monoterpene emissions in a Mediterranean shrubland. Environmental Pollution 2011, 159 : 963-969.

P16- Olivier R, Lavoir AV, Ormeño E, Mouillot F, Greff S, Lecareux C, et al. Compost spreading in Mediterranean shrubland indirectly increases biogenic emissions by promoting growth of VOC-emitting plant parts. Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45 : 3631-3639.

P15- Ormeño E. Goldstein, A. Niinemets, U. Extracting and trapping biogenic volatile organic compounds stored in plant species Trac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry 2011, 30 : 978-989.


P14- Ormeño E., Gentner D.R. Fares S. Karlik, J. Park, JH, Goldstein AH. Sesquiterpenoid emissions from agricultural crops : correlations to monoterpenoid emissions and leaf terpene content. Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44:3758-64.

P13- Fares S., Park J.Hoo, Ormeño E., Drew R. Gentner, Megan McKay, Loreto, F. Karlik J. Goldstein A.H. Ozone uptake by Citrus trees exposed to a range of ozone concentrations. Atmospheric Environment 2010, 44 : 3404-3412.


P12- Ormeño E., Olivier R., Mévy JP., Baldy V., Fernandez C. Compost may affect volatile and semi-volatile plant emissions through nitrogen supply and chlorophyll fluorescence. Chemosphere 2009, 77 : 94-104.

P11- Ormeño E., Céspedes, B., Sánchez, I.A., Velasco-García, A., Moreno, J.M., Fernandez, C., Baldy, V. The relationship between terpenes and flammability of leaf litter. Forest Ecology and Management 2009, 257 : 471–482.

P10- Fernandez C., Monnier Y., Ormeño E., Baldy V., Greff S., Pasqualini V., Mévy JP., Bousquet-Mélou A. Variations in allelochemical composition of leachates of different organs and maturity stages of Pinus halepensis. Journal of Chemical Ecology 2009, 35 : 970-979.

P9- Larchevêque M., Ballini C., Baldy V., Korboulewsky N., Ormeño E., Montès N. Restoration of a Mediterranean post-fire shrubland : plant functional responses to organic soil amendment. Restoration Ecology 2009, 18:729-741.


P8- Fernandez C., Voiriot S., Mevy J-P., Vila B., Ormeño E., Dupouyet S., Bousquet-Melou A. Regeneration failure of Pinus halepensis Mill. : the role of autotoxicity and some abiotic environmental parameters. Forest Ecology and Management 2008, 255 : 2928-2936.

P7- Ormeño E., Baldy V., Ballini C., Fernandez C. Production and diversity of Volatile terpenes from plants on calcareous and siliceous soils : effect of soil nutrients. Journal of Chemical Ecology 2008, 34 : 1219-1229.


P6- Ormeño E., Bousquet-Mélou A., Greff S., Bonin G., Fernandez C. Water deficit stress induces different monoterpene and sesquiterpene emission changes in Mediterranean species. Relationship between terpene emissions and plant water potential. Chemosphere 2007, 67 : 276-284.

P5- Ormeño E., Fernandez C., Mévy J.P. 2007. Plant coexistence alters terpene emission and content of Mediterranean species. Phytochemistry 2007, 69 : 840-852.

P4-Ormeño E., Bousquet-Mélou A., Mévy, J-P., Greff S., Robles C., Bonin G., Fernandez C. Effect of intraspecific competition and substrate type on terpene emissions of some Mediterranean species. Journal of Chemical Ecology 2007, 33 : 277-286.

P3- Ormeño E., Fernandez C., Bousquet-Mélou A., Greff S., Morin E., Robles C., Vila B., Bonin G. Monoterpene and sesquiterpene emissions of four typical Mediterranean species, through calcareous and siliceous soils in south of France. Atmospheric Environment 2007, 41 : 629-639.


P2- Ormeño E., Baldy V., Ballini C., Larchevêque M., Périssol C., Fernandez C. Effects of environmental factors and leaf chemistry on leaf litter colonization by fungi in a Mediterranean shrubland. Pedobiologia 2006, 50 : 1-10.

P1- Larchevêque M., Baldy V., Korboulewsky N., Ormeño E., Fernandez C. Compost effect on bacterial and fungal colonization of kermes oak leaf litter in a terrestrial Mediterranean ecosystem. Applied Soil Ecology 2005, 30 : 79-89,

Book chapters

P1- Ecologie chimique, le langage de la nature. Chabreuil A., y Lefebvre V (Eds). Cherche midi (Publs) 2012.

P2- Gros V, Lathière J, Boissard C, Jambert C, Delon C, Staudt M, Fernandez C, Ormeño E, Baisnée D, Sarda-Estève R. Dans « Emissions from the Mediterranean vegetation. In : Atmospheric Chemistry and its impacts in the Mediterranean Region”. Springer, In press. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-82385-6

Publications in non-indexed journals, conference proceedings
P1-Larchevêque M, Baldy V, Korboulewsky N, Fernandez C, Ormeño E. Compost amended on a degraded Mediterranean soil : effect of microbial colonization of kermes oak leaf litter. Waste Management and the environment 2004. Tome II. De V. Popov, H. Itoh, C.A. Brebbia et S. Kungolos (Eds). WIT press, p. 233-242. Acte de colloque.

P2- Ormeño E, Fernandez C, Greff S, Bonin G. Contribution of some Mediterranean plants to BVOC in the atmosphere of an open and a closed environment. Preliminary study. Air pollution 14th : International Conference on monitoring and management of Air Pollution. 2006, p. 629-636.

P3-Ormeño E., Fernandez V. ¿Qué sabemos sobre los terpenos ? Investigación y ciencia. 2012, 1-9p.

P4-Kalogridis C., Gros V., Bonsang B., Sarda-Esteve R., Genard AC., Boissard C., Fernandez C., Ormeño E., Bonnaire N., Baisnée D., Lathière J. Meteorologie. Etude des composés organiques volatils biogéniques dans une forêt méditerranéenne. La Météorologie, 2016, n° 93.