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Authors: Falster, Daniel S | Duursma, Remko A | Baltzer, Jennifer L | Baraloto, Christopher | Battaglia, Michael | Battles, John J | Bond-Lamberty, Ben | van Breugel, Michiel | Camac, James | Claveau, Yves | Coll, Lluís | Dannoura, Masako | Ishihara, Masae I | Delagrange, Sylvain | Domec, Jean-Christophe | Fatemi, Farrah | Feng, Wang | Gargaglione, Veronica | Goto, Yoshiaki | Hagihara, Akio | Hall, Jefferson S | Hamilton, Steve | Harja, Degi | Barneche, Diego R | Hiura, Tsutom | Holdaway, Robert | Hutley, Lindsay S | Ichie, Tomoaki | Jokela, Eric J | Kantola, Anu | Kelly, Jeff W. G | Kenzo, Tanaka | King, David | Kloeppel, Brian D | FitzJohn, Richard G | Kohyama, Takashi | Komiyama, Akira | Laclau, Jean-Paul | Lusk, Christopher H | Maguire, Douglas A | le Maire, Guerric | Mäkelä, Annikki | Markesteijn, Lars | Marshall, John | McCulloh, Katherine | Vårhammar, Angelica | Miyata, Itsuo | Mokany, Karel | Mori, Shigeta | Myster, Randall W | Nagano, Masahiro | Naidu, Shawna L | Nouvellon, Yann | O'Grady, Anthony P | O'Hara, Kevin L | Ohtsuka, Toshiyuki | Aiba, Masahiro | Osada, Noriyuki | Osunkoya, Olusegun O | Peri, Pablo Luis | Petritan, Any Mary | Poorter, Lourens | Portsmuth, Angelika | Potvin, Catherine | Ransijn, Johannes | Reid, Douglas | Ribeiro, Sabina C | Ando, Makoto | Roberts, Scott D | Rodríguez, Rolando | Saldaña-Acosta, Angela | Santa-Regina, Ignacio | Sasa, Kaichiro | Selaya, N. Galia | Sillett, Stephen C | Sterck, Frank | Takagi, Kentaro | Tange, Takeshi | Anten, Niels | Tanouchi, Hiroyuki | Tissue, David | Umehara, Toru | Utsugi, Hajime | Vadeboncoeur, Matthew A | Valladares, Fernando | Vanninen, Petteri | Wang, Jian R | Wenk, Elizabeth | Williams, Richard | Aspinwall, Michael J | de Aquino Ximenes, Fabiano | Yamaba, Atsushi | Yamada, Toshihiro | Yamakura, Takuo | Yanai, Ruth D | York, Robert A
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1065527
Description: Understanding how plants are constructed—i.e., how key size dimensions and the amount of mass invested in different tissues varies among individuals—is essential for modeling plant growth, carbon stoc ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1053632
Description: Although shade tolerance is often assumed to be a fixed trait, recent work suggests ontogenetic changes in the light requirements of tree species. We determined the influence of gas exchange, biomass ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1065244
Description: Leaf dark respiration (Rdark) is an important yet poorly quantified component of the global carbon cycle. Given this, we analyzed a new global database of Rdark and associated leaf traits. Data for 89 ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/317666
Description: Premise of the study: Relationships of leaf size and shape (physiognomy) with climate have been well characterized for woody non-monocotyledonous angiosperms (dicots), allowing the development of mode ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/325368
Description: Premise of study: Have Gondwanan rainforest floral associations survived? Where do they occur today? Have they survived continuously in particular locations? How significant is their living floristic ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/224921
Description: Background and AimsA trade-off between shade tolerance and growth in high light is thought to underlie the temporal dynamics of humid forests. On the other hand, it has been suggested that tree specie ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177759
Description: • Plant light interception efficiency is a crucial determinant of carbon uptake by individual plants and by vegetation. Our aim was to identify whole-plant variables that summarize complex crown archi ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/178699
Description: Background and AimsThe contemporary relegation of conifers mainly to cold or infertile sites has been ascribed to low competitive ability, as a result of the hydraulic inefficiency of tracheids and th ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/161121
Description: Although comparative studies have revealed much about the environmental correlates of leaf lifespan and its integration with other leaf traits, a comprehensive theory of leaf lifespan is still lacking ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/163629
Description: Background and Aims: A long-running debate centres on whether shade tolerance of tree seedlings is mainly a function of traits maximizing net carbon gain in low light, or of traits minimizing carbon l ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/164901
Description: Seedling mortality in forests is the net result of an array of processes that vary spatially and temporally. We quantified emergence and mortality of seedlings at monthly intervals for two years, in a ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168833
Description: The Podocarpaceae comprises 18 genera and about 173 species of evergreen, coniferous trees and shrubs. It is the most successful gymnosperm family in angiosperm-dominated tropical forests (Brodribb, t ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/142397
Description: Paleobotanists have long used models based on leaf size and shape to reconstruct paleoclimate. However, most models incorporate a single variable or use traits that are not physiologically or function ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/126601
Description: When grown in a common light environment, the leaves of shade-tolerant evergreen trees have a larger leaf mass per unit area (LMA) than their light-demanding counterparts, associated with differences ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1158013
Description: Nitrogen (N) mineralization in soil depends on carbon (C) input of plant materials, site environmental conditions, and soil texture. Empirical correlates of N mineralization can be difficult to interp ... More
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