Articles on Growth Techniques & Growth Analyses

2016 Poorter H, Fiorani F, Pieruschka R & 7 co-authors Pampered inside, pestered outside? Differences and similarities between plants growing in controlled conditions and in the field. New Phytol. 212: 838-855 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 Cwiek H, Altmann T, Arend D, & 23 co-authors Measures for interoperability of phenotypic data: minimum information requirements and formatting. Plant Meth. 12: 44 free pdf
2013 Pérez-Harguindeguy N, Díaz S, Garnier E & 32 co-authors New handbook for standardised measurement of plant functional traits worldwide. Aust. J. Bot. 61: 167-234 link
2012 Poorter H, Sack L Pitfalls and possibilities in the analysis of biomass allocation patterns in plants. Front. Plant Sci. 3: 259 link
2012 Poorter H, Fiorani F, Stitt M & 7 co-authors The art of growing plants for experimental purposes; a practical guide for the plant biologist. Funct. Plant Biol. 39: 821-838 link
2012 Poorter H, Bühler J, Van Dusschoten D, Climent J, Postma JA Pot size matters: a meta-analysis of the effects of rooting volume on plant growth. Funct. Plant Biol. 39: 839-850 link
2011 Renton M, Poorter H Using log-log scaling slope analysis for determining the contributions to variability in biological variables such as leaf mass per area (LMA): why it works, when it works and how it can be extended. New Phytol.190: 5-8 pdf
2009 Hannemann J, Poorter H, Usadel B & 7 co-authors Xeml Lab: a software suite for a standardized description of the growth environment of plants. Plant Cell Environ. 32: 1185-2000 link
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
2002 Hoffmann WA & Poorter H Avoiding bias in calculations of relative growth rate. Ann. Bot. 80: 37-42 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
1996 Poorter H & Garnier E Plant growth analysis: evaluation of experimental design and computational methods. J. Exp. Bot. 47: 1343-1351 pdf
1995 Garnier E, Gobin O & Poorter H Interspecific variation in nitrogen productivity depends on photosynthetic nitrogen use efficiency and nitrogen allocation within the plant. Ann. Bot. 76: 667-672. pdf
1993 Poorter H & Welschen RAM Analyzing variation in RGR in terms of the underlying carbon economy. In: Hendry GAF & Grime JP (eds). Methods in Comparative Plant Ecology - a laboratory manual. Chapman & Hall, London. pp. 107-110.  
1989 Poorter H Towards a synthesis of the functional and the classical approach in plant growth analysis. Physiol. Plant. 75: 235-243 pdf
1989 Lambers H, Freijsen N, Poorter H, Hirose T & Van der Werf A Analyses of growth based on net assimilation rate and nitrogen productivity. Their physiological background. In: H Lambers H, Cambridge ML, Konings H, Pons TL (eds). Causes and Consequences of Variation in Growth and Productivity in Higher Plants. SPB Academic Publishing, Dordrecht. Pp. 1-17.  
1986 Poorter H & Lewis C Testing differences in relative growth rate: A method avoiding curve fitting and pairing. Physiol. Plant. 67: 223-226 pdf

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