Articles on Ecology

2017 McCormak ML, Guo D, Iversen C & 10 co-authors Building a better foundation: improving root-trait measurements to understand and model plant and ecosystem processes. New Phytol., in press tba
2017 Weidlich EWA, Von Gillhaussen P, Delory BM & 3 co-authors The importance of being first: exploring priority and diversity effects in a grassland field experiment. Front. Plant Sci. 7: 2008 free pdf
2017 Garnier E, Stahl U, Laporte MA & 25 co-authors Towards a thesaurus of plant characteristics: an ecological contribution. J. Ecol., in press pdf
2016 Kunstler G, Falster D, Coomes DA & 2 co-authors Plant functional traits have globally consistent effects on competition. Nature 529: 204-207 pdf
2016 Diaz S, Kattge J, Cornelissen JHC & 32 co-authors The global spectrum of plant form and function. Nature 529: 167-171 pdf
2015 Poorter H, Jagodzinski AM, Ruiz R & 7 co-authors How does biomass distribution change with size and differ among species? An analysis for 1200 plant species from five continents. New Phytol. 208: 736-749 free pdf
2015 Chen BJW, During HJ, Vermeulen PJ & 3 co-authors Corrections for rooting volume and plant size reveal negative effects of neighbour presence on root allocation in pea. Funct. Ecol. 29: 1383-1391 link
2014 Valladares F, Matesanz S, Guilhaumon F & 10 co-authors The effects of phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation on forecasts of species range shifts under climate change. Ecol. Lett. 17: 1351-1364 pdf
2014 Reich PB, Luo Y, Bradford JB & 3 co-authors Temperature drives global patterns in forest biomass distribution in leaves, stems, and roots. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 111: 13721-13726 pdf
2014 Poorter H, Lambers H, Evans JR Trait correlation networks: a whole-plant perspective on the recently criticized leaf economic spectrum. New Phytol. 201: 378-382 pdf
2013 Mulder C, Ahrestani FS, Bahn M & 17 co-authors Connecting the green and brown worlds: Allometric and stoichiometric predictability of above-and below-ground networks. Adv. Ecol. Res. 49: 69-175 link
2013 Y Luo, X Wang, X Zhang, Y Ren, H Poorter Variation in biomass expansion factors for China’s forests in relation to forest type, climate, and stand development. Ann. For. Sci. 70: 589-599 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
2012 Craine JM, Engelbrecht BMJ, Lusk CH, McDowell N, Poorter H Resource limitation, tolerance, and the future of ecological plant classification. Front. Plant Sci. 3: 246 link
2011 Kattge J, Diaz S, Lavorel S & 131 co-authors TRY - a global database of plant traits. Global Change Biol. 17: 2905-2935 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 Robroek BJM, Schouten MGC, Limpens J, Berendse F, Poorter H Interactive effects of water table and precipitation on net CO2 assimilation of three co-occurring Sphagnum mosses differing in distribution above the water table. Glob. Change Biol. 15: 680-691 link
2008 Verhoeven K, Poorter H, Nevo E, Biere A Habitat-specific natural selection at a flowering time locus is a main driver of local adaptation of two wild barley populations. Mol. Ecol. 17: 3416-3424 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
2005 Wright IJ, Reich PB, Cornelissen JHC & 3 co-authors Modulation of leaf economic traits and trait relationships by climate. Glob. Ecol. Biogeogr. 14: 411-421 link
2005 Wright IJ, Reich PB, Cornelissen JHC & 11 co-authors Assessing the generality of global leaf trait relationships. New Phytol. 166: 485-496 link
2004 Villar R, Ruíz-Robleto J, Luis Quero JL & 3 co-authors Tasas de crecimiento en especies leñosas: aspectos funcionales e implicaciones ecológicas. In: Valladares F (ed). Ecología del Bosque Mediterráneo en un Mundo Cambiante. EGRAF, Madrid. Pp. 191-227  
2004 Wright IJ, Reich PB, Westoby M & 30 co-authors The leaf economics spectrum worldwide. Nature 428: 821-827 pdf
2003 Cornelissen JHC, Lavorel S, Garnier E & 9 co-authors Handbook of protocols for standardised and easy measurement of plant functional traits worldwide. Aust. J. Bot. 51: 335-380 pdf
2003 Poorter H & Navas ML Plant growth and competition at elevated CO2: on winners, losers and functional groups. Tansley review New Phytologist 157:175-198 pdf
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
1999 Poorter H & Garnier E The ecological significance of variation in relative growth rate and its components. In: Pugnaire FI & Valladares F (eds). Handbook of Plant Functional Ecology. Marcel Dekker, New York. Pp. 81-120  
1992 Lambers H & Poorter H Inherent variation in growth rate between higher plants: A search for physiological causes and ecological consequences. Adv. Ecol. Res. 23: 187-261 pdf
1987 Thalen DCP, Poorter H & Lotz, LAP Modelling the structural changes in vegetation under different grazing regimes. In: Disturbance in Grasslands. Van Andel J et al., (eds.). Dr. W. Junk. Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 167-183  

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