Articles on Chemical Composition & Construction costs

2017 Grace J, Scoffoni C, Buckley T & 3 co-authors The anatomical and compositional basis of leaf mass per area (LMA). Ecol. Lett., in press tba
2012 Poorter H Meta-Phenomics, horticulture and the value of plant trait databases. Acta Hortic. 956: 317-325 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
2006 Randerson JT, Masiello CA, Still CJ & 3 co-authors Is the global terrestrial biosphere becoming more oxidized? Implications for trends in atmospheric O2. Glob. Change Biol. 12: 260-271 link
1999 Poorter H & De Jong R Specific leaf area, chemical composition and leaf construction costs of plant species from productive and unproductive habitats. New Phytol. 143: 163-176 pdf
1997 Poorter H, Van Berkel Y, Baxter B & 7 co-authors The effect of elevated CO2 on chemical composition and construction costs of leaves of 27 C3 species. Plant Cell Environ. 10: 472-482 pdf
1997 Poorter H & Villar Chemical composition of plants: causes and consequences of variation in allocation of C to different plant constituents. In: Plant Resource Allocation. Bazzaz F & Grace J (eds). Academic Press, New York, pp. 39-72. pdf
1995 Niemann GJ, Pureveen JBM, Eijkel GB, Poorter H & Boon JJ Differential chemical allocation in plant adaptation: a PY-MS study of 24 species differing in relative growth rate. Plant Soil 175: 275-289 pdf
1994 Poorter H Construction costs and payback time of biomass: A whole plant perspective. In: Roy J & Garnier E (eds). A Whole Plant Perspective of Carbon-Nitrogen Interactions. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague, pp. 111-127 pdf
1992 Niemann GJ, Pureveen JBM, Eijkel GB, Poorter H & Boon JJ Differences in relative growth rate in 11 grasses correlate with differences in chemical composition as determined by pyrolysis mass spectrometry. Oecologia 89: 567-573 pdf
1992 Poorter H & Bergkotte M Chemical composition of 24 wild species differing in relative growth rate. Plant Cell Environ. 15: 221-229 pdf

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