Articles on (variation in) SLA and Allocation


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
2016 Kunstler G, Falster D, Coomes DA & 33 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
2016 Enrique G, Olmo M, Poorter H & 2 co-authors Leaf Mass per Area (LMA) and its relationship with leaf structure and anatomy in 34 Mediterranean woody species along a water availability gradient. PloS One 11: e0148788 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 pdf
2016 Enrique G, Olmo M, Poorter H & 33 co-authors Leaf Mass per Area (LMA) and its relationship with leaf structure and anatomy in 34 Mediterranean woody species along a water availability gradient. PloS One 11: e0148788 pdf
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
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 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 Sack L, Scoffoni C, John GP & 4 co-authors Leaf mass per area is independent of vein length per area: avoiding pitfalls when modelling phenotypic integration (reply to). J. Exp. Bot. 65: 5115-5123 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 link
2013 Villar R, Ruiz-Robleto J, Ubera JL, Poorter H Exploring variation in leaf mass per area (LMA) from leaf to cell: an anatomical analysis of 26 woody species. Am. J. Bot. 100: 1969-1980 link
2013 Sack L, Scoffoni C, John GP & 4 co-authors How do leaf veins influence the worldwide leaf economic spectrum? Review and synthesis. J. Exp. Bot. 64: 4053-4080 link
2013 Y Luo, X Wang, X Zhang, Y Ren, H Poorter Variation in biomass expansion factors for Chinaís 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 Tansley review. Biomass allocation to leaves, stems and roots: meta-analyses of interspecific variation and environmental control. New Phytol. 193: 30-50 link
2012 Poorter H, Sack L Pitfalls and possibilities in the analysis of biomass allocation patterns in plants. Front. Plant Sci. 3: 259. link
2010 Poorter H, Niinemets ‹, Walter A, Fiorani F, Schurr U A 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
2009 Poorter H, Niinemets ‹, 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
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
2005 Vile D, Garnier E, Shipley B & 12 co-authors Specific leaf area and dry matter content estimate thickness in laminar leaves. Ann. Bot. 96: 1129-1136 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 Wright IJ, Reich PB, Westoby M & 30 co-authors The leaf economics spectrum worldwide. Nature 428: 821-827 pdf
2005 Wright IJ, Reich PB, Cornelissen JHC & 11 co-authors Modulation of leaf economic traits and trait relationships by climate. Glob. Ecol. Biogeogr. 14: 411-421  
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
1999 Schieving F & Poorter H Carbon gain in a multispecies canopy: the role of Specific Leaf Area and Photosynthetic Nitrogen-Use Efficiency in the tragedy of the commons. New Phytol. 143: 201-211 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
1998 Poorter H & Evans JR Photosynthetic nitrogen-use efficiency of species that differ inherently in specific leaf area. Oecologia 116: 26-37 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
1994 Van Arendonk JJCM & Poorter H The chemical composition and anatomical structure of leaves of grass species differing in relative growth rate. Plant Cell Environ. 17: 963-970 pdf
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  
1990 Poorter H & Remkes C Leaf area ratio and net assimilation rate of 24 wild species differing in relative growth rate. Oecologia 83: 553-559 pdf
1989 Poorter H Interspecific variation in relative growth rate: On ecological causes and physiological consequences. In: 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. 45-68 pdf


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