Articles on Light

2015 Poorter H, Ryser P The limits to leaf and root plasticity: what is so special about specific root length? New Phytol. 206: 1188-1190 pdf
2014 Pons TL, Poorter H The effect of irradiance on the carbon balance and tissue characteristics of five herbaceous species differing in shade-tolerance. Front. Plant Sci. 5: 12 link
2013 Poorter H, Anten N, Marcelis LFM Physiological mechanisms in plant growth models: do we need a supra-cellular systems biology approach? Plant Cell & Env. 9: 1673-1690 link
2012 Poorter H, Niklas KJ, Reich PB & 3 co-authors Biomass allocation to leaves, stems and roots: meta-analyses of interspecific variation and environmental control. New Phytol. 193: 30-50 link
2010 oorter H, Niinemets Ü, Walter A, Fiorani F, Schurr U method to construct dose-response curves for a wide range of environmental factors and plant traits by means of a meta-analysis of phenotypic data. J. Exp. Bot. 61: 2043-2055 link
2010 Hogewoning SW, Trouwborst G, Maljaars H & 3 co-authors Blue light dose-responses of leaf photosynthesis, morphology, and chemical composition of Cucumis sativus grown under different combinations of red and blue light. J. Exp. Bot. 61: 3107-3117 link
2009 Poorter H, Niinemets Ü, Poorter L, Wright IJ, Villar R Causes and consequences of variation in leaf mass per area (LMA): a meta-analysis. New Phytol. 182: 565-588 link
2009 Anten NPR, Poorter H Carbon balance of the oldest and most-shaded leaves in a vegetation: a litmus test for canopy models. New Phytol. 183: 1-3 link
2006 Poorter H, Pepin S, Rijkers T & 3 co-authors Construction costs, chemical composition and payback time of high- and low-irradiance leaves. J. Exp. Bot. 57: 355-371 pdf
2001 Poorter H & Pérez-Soba M The growth response of plants to elevated CO2 under non-optimal environmental conditions. Oecologia 129: 1-20 pdf
2001 Evans JR & Poorter H Photosynthetic acclimation of plants to growth irradiance: The relative importance of SLA and nitrogen partitioning in maximising carbon gain. Plant Cell Environ. 24: 755-768 pdf
2000 Poorter H & Nagel OW The role of biomass allocation in the growth response of plants to different levels of light, CO2, nutrients and water: a quantitative review. Aust. J. Plant Physiol. 27: 595-607 pdf
1998 Poorter H & Van der Werf A Is inherent variation in RGR determined by LAR at low irradiance and by NAR at high irradiance? A review of herbaceous species. In: Inherent Variation in Plant Growth. Physiological Mechanisms and Ecological Consequences. Lambers H, Poorter H & Van Vuuren MMI (eds). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands. pp. 309-336 pdf


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