1993 …2021

Research output per year

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Research Output

Article

Ecological impact of Prosopis species invasion in Turkwel riverine forest, Kenya

Muturi, G. M., Poorter, L., Mohren, G. M. J. & Kigomo, B. N., 2013, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 92, may, p. 89-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Ecosystem services research in Latin America: The state of the art.

Balvanera, P., Uriarte, M., Almeida-Leñero, L., Altesor, A., DeClerck, F., Gardner, T., Hall, J., Lara, A., Laterra, P., Peña-Claros, M., Silva Matos, D. M., Vogl, A. L., Romero-Duque, L. P., Arreola, L. F., Caro-Borrero, A. P., Gallego, F., Jain, M., Little, C., de Oliveira Xavier, R., Paruelo, J. M. & 2 others, Peinado, J. E. & Poorter, L., 2012, In : Ecosystem Services. 2, p. 56-70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

121 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Amazonian Dark Earths on growth and leaf nutrient balance of tropical tree seedlings

Quintero Vallejo, E., Pena Claros, M., Bongers, F., Toledo, M. & Poorter, L., 2015, In : Plant and Soil. 396, 1, p. 241-255

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of disturbance intensity on species and functional diversity in a tropical forest

Carreño Rocabado, G., Peña-Claros, M., Bongers, F., Alarcón, A., Licona, J. C. & Poorter, L., 2012, In : Journal of Ecology. 100, 6, p. 1453-1463

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

79 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of ENSO and temporal rainfall variation on the dynamics of successional communities in old-field succession of a seasonal tropical dry forest

Maza-Villalobos, S., Poorter, L. & Martínez-Ramos, M., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 12 p., e82040.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
21 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of exotic invasive trees on nitrogen cycling: a case study in Central Spain

Castro-Diez, P., González-Muñoz, N., Alonso, A., Gallardo, A. & Poorter, L., 2009, In : Biological Invasions. 11, 8, p. 1973-1986

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

59 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of light and nutrients on seedlings of tropical Bauhinia lianas and trees

Cai, Z. Q., Poorter, L., Han, Q. & Bongers, F. J. J. M., 2008, In : Tree Physiology. 28, 8, p. 1277-1285

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of seasonal drought on gap and understory seedlings in a Bolivian moist forest

Poorter, L. & Hayashida-Oliver, Y., 2000, In : Journal of Tropical Ecology. 16, 4, p. 481-498

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
77 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of wild ungulates on the regeneration, structure and functioning of temperate forests: A semi-quantitative review

Ramirez Chiriboga, J. I., Jansen, P. A. & Poorter, L., 15 Sep 2018, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 424, p. 406-419

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Embolism resistance drives the distribution of Amazonian rainforest tree species along hydro-topographic gradients

Oliveira, R. S., Costa, F. R. C., van Baalen, E., de Jonge, A., Bittencourt, P. R., Almanza, Y., de V. Barros, F., Cordoba, E. C., Fagundes, M. V., Garcia, S., Guimaraes, ZT. T. M., Hertel, M., Schietti, J., Rodrigues-Souza, J. & Poorter, L., Feb 2019, In : New Phytologist. 221, 3, p. 1457-1465

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental changes during secondary succession in a tropical dry forest in Mexico

Lebrija Trejos, E. E., Pérez-Garcia, E. A., Meave, J., Poorter, L. & Bongers, F., 2011, In : Journal of Tropical Ecology. 27, 05, p. 477-489

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

100 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating aboveground net biomass change for tropical and subtropical forests: refinement of IPCC default rates using forest plot data

Requena Suarez, D., Rozendaal, D. M. A., De Sy, V., Phillips, O. L., Alvarez‐Dávila, E., Anderson‐teixeira, K., Araujo‐murakami, A., Arroyo, L., Baker, T. R., Bongers, F., Brienen, R. J. W., Carter, S., Cook‐Patton, S. C., Feldpausch, T. R., Griscom, B. W., Harris, N., Hérault, B., Honorio Coronado, E. N., Leavitt, S. M., Lewis, S. L. & 14 others, Marimon, B. S., Monteagudo Mendoza, A., N'dja, J. K., N'guessan, A. E., Poorter, L., Qie, L., Rutishauser, E., Sist, P., Sonké, B., Sullivan, M. J. P., Vilanova, E., Wang, M. M. H., Martius, C. & Herold, M., Nov 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 11, p. 3609-3624

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary diversity is associated with wood productivity in Amazonian forests

Coelho de Souza, F., Dexter, K. G., Phillips, O. L., Pennington, T. R., Neves, D., Sullivan, M. J. P., Alvarez-Davila, E., Alves, Á., Amaral, I., Andrade, A., Aragao, L. E. O. C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard C, G. A., Bánki, O., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J. G., Boot, R. G. A., Brienen, R. J. W. & 55 others, Brown, F., Camargo, J. L. C., Castro, W., Chave, J., Cogollo, A., Comiskey, J. A., Cornejo-Valverde, F., da Costa, A. L., de Camargo, P. B., Di Fiore, A., Feldpausch, T. R., Galbraith, D. R., Gloor, E., Goodman, R. C., Gilpin, M., Herrera, R., Higuchi, N., Honorio Coronado, E. N., Jimenez-Rojas, E., Killeen, T. J., Laurance, S., Laurance, W. F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Lovejoy, T. E., Malhi, Y., Marimon, B. S., Marimon-Junior, B. H., Mendoza, C., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Neill, D. A., Vargas, P. N., Peñuela Mora, M. C., Pickavance, G. C., Pipoly, J. J., Pitman, N. C. A., Poorter, L., Prieto, A., Ramirez, F., Roopsind, A., Rudas, A., Salomão, R. P., Silva, N., Silveira, M., Singh, J., Stropp, J., ter Steege, H., Terborgh, J., Thomas-Caesar, R., Umetsu, R. K., Vasquez, R. V., Célia-Vieira, I., Vieira, S. A., Vos, V. A., Zagt, R. J. & Baker, T. R., 11 Nov 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, p. 1754–1761

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary heritage influences amazon tree ecology

De Souza, F. C., Dexter, K. G., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Chave, J., Galbraith, D. R., Gonzalez, G. L., Mendoza, A. M., Toby Pennington, R., Poorter, L., Arets, E. J. M. M., Boot, R. G. A. & van der Meer, P. J., 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society. B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1844, 20161587.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Faunal community consequence of interspecific bark trait dissimilarity in early-stage decomposing logs

Zuo, J., Berg, M., Klein, R., Nusselder, J., Neurink, G., Decker, O., Hefting, M. M., Sass-Klaassen, U. G. W., van Logtestijn, R. S. P., Goudzwaard, L., van Hal, J., Sterck, F. J., Poorter, L. & Cornelissen, J. H. C., 2016, In : Functional Ecology. 30, 12, p. 1957-1966

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Functional diversity changes during tropical forest succession.

Lohbeck, M. W. M., Poorter, L., Paz, H., van Breugel, M., Martinez-Ramos, M. & Bongers, F., 2012, In : Perspectives in plant ecology, evolution and systematics. 14, 2, p. 89-96

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

61 Citations (Scopus)

Functional traits and environmental filtering drive community assembly in a species-rich tropical system

Lebrija Trejos, E. E., Perez-Garcia, A. E., Meave, J., Bongers, F. & Poorter, L., 2010, In : Ecology. 91, 2, p. 386-398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

280 Citations (Scopus)

Functional traits determine trade-offs and niches in a tropical forest community

Sterck, F. J., Markesteijn, L., Schieving, F. & Poorter, L., 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 51, p. 20627-20632

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
109 Citations (Scopus)

Functional traits predict drought performance and distribution of Mediterranean woody species

Lopez-Iglesias, B., Villar, R. & Poorter, L., 2014, In : Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology. 56, p. 10-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

45 Citations (Scopus)

Functional traits predict ontogenetic growth trajectories among neotropical trees

Hérault, B., Bachelot, B., Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Chave, J., Paine, C. E. T., Rossi, V. & Baraloto, C., 2011, In : Journal of Ecology. 99, 6, p. 1431-1440

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

100 Citations (Scopus)

Functional traits shape size-dependent growth and mortality rates of dry forest tree species

Prado-Junior, J. A., Schiavini, I., Vale, V. S., Raymundo, D., Lopes, S. F. & Poorter, L., 17 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Plant Ecology. 10, 6, p. 895-906

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Functional Trait Strategies of Trees in Dry and Wet Tropical Forests Are Similar but Differ in Their Consequences for Succession

Lohbeck, M. W. M., Lebrija-Trejos, E. E., Martinez-Ramos, M., Meave, J. A., Poorter, L. & Bongers, F., 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 4, e0123741.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
37 Citations (Scopus)

Gaps and forest zones in tropical moist forest in Ivory Coast.

Jans, L., Poorter, L., van Rompaey, R. S. A. R. & Bongers, F., 1993, In : Biotropica. 25, p. 258-269

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

59 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic diversity of Kenyan Prosopis populations based on random amplified polymorphic DNA markers

Muturi, G. M., Machua, J. M., Mohren, G. M. J., Poorter, L., Gicheru, J. M. & Maina, L. W., 2012, In : African journal of biotechnology. 11, 87, p. 15291-15302

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Globally, functional traits are weak predictors of juvenile tree growth, and we do not know why

Paine, C. E. T., Amissah, L., Auge, H., Baraloto, C. & Poorter, L., 2015, In : Journal of Ecology. 103, 4, p. 978-989

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)

Global patterns of leaf mechanical properties

Onoda, Y., Westoby, M., Adler, N. E., Choong, A. M. L., Clissold, F. J., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Diaz, S., Dominy, N. J., Elgart, A., Markesteijn, L., Poorter, L. & Kitajima, K., 2011, In : Ecology Letters. 14, 3, p. 301-312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

239 Citations (Scopus)

Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits

Atkin, O., Bloomfield, K., Reich, P. B., Tjoelker, M. G., Asner, G., Bonal, D., Bönisch, G. & Poorter, L., 2015, In : New Phytologist. 206, 2, p. 614-636

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
137 Citations (Scopus)
489 Citations (Scopus)

Hydraulics and life history of tropical dry forest tree species: coordination of species' drought and shade tolerance

Markesteijn, L., Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Paz, H. & Sack, L., 2011, In : New Phytologist. 191, 2, p. 480-495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

136 Citations (Scopus)

Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling

Fauset, S., Arets, E. J. M. M., ter Steege, H., Pena Claros, M., Poorter, L., Levis, C. & Toledo, M., 2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 6857.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
116 Citations (Scopus)

Improved representation of plant functional types and physiology in the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES v4.2) using plant trait information

Harper, A. B., Cox, P. M., Friedlingstein, P., Wiltshire, A. J., Jones, C. D., Sitch, S., Mercado, L. M., Groenendijk, M., Robertson, E., Kattge, J., Bönisch, G., Atkin, O. K., Bahn, M., Cornelissen, J., Niinemets, Ü., Onipchenko, V., Peñuelas, J., Poorter, L., Reich, P. B., Soudzilovskaia, N. A. & 1 others, van Bodegom, P., 2016, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 9, 7, p. 2415-2440

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
45 Citations (Scopus)

Is spatial structure the key to promote plant diversity in Mediterranean forets plantations?

González-Moreno, P., Quero, J. L., Poorter, L., Bonet, F. J. & Zamora, R., 2011, In : Basic and Applied Ecology. 12, 3, p. 251-259

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Is there a tree economics spectrum of decomposability?

Zuo, J., Hefting, M. M., Berg, M. P., Logtestijn, R. S. P., van Hal, J., Goudzwaard, L., Liu, J-C., Sass-Klaassen, U. G. W., Sterck, F. J., Poorter, L. & Cornelissen, J. H. C., Apr 2018, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 119, p. 135-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

La disponibilidad hídrica estacional y topográfica en un bosque seco y húmedo tropical y la variación en la morfología de plántulas arbóreas.

Markesteijn, L., Poorter, L. & Yanguas-Fernandez, E., 2008, In : Revista Boliviana de Ecología y Conservación Ambiental. 24, p. 27-42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Land-use intensification effects on functional properties in tropical plant communities

Carreno Rocabado, G., Peñoa-Claros, M., Bongers, F., Díaz, S., Quétier, F., Chuviñoa, J. & Poorter, L., Jan 2016, In : Ecological Applications. 26, 1, p. 174-189

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

La reproducción y el diametro mínimo de corta (DMC). Una herramienta sencilla para el manejo sostenible

Añez, M. & Poorter, L., 2005, In : Bosques Trabajando. 2, 3, p. 1-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Large trees drive forest aboveground biomass variation in moist lowland forests across the tropics

Slik, J. W. F., Paoli, G., McGuire, K., Amaral, I., Barroso, J., Bongers, F. & Poorter, L., 2013, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 22, 12, p. 1261-1271

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

210 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf adaptations of evergreen and deciduous trees of semi-arid and humid savannas on three continents

Tomlinson, K. W., Poorter, L., Sterck, F. J., Borghetti, M., Ward, D., de Bie, S. & van Langevelde, F., 2013, In : Journal of Ecology. 101, 2, p. 430-440

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

55 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf and stem economics spectra drive diversity of functional plant traits in a dynamic global vegetation model

Sakschewski, B., von Bloh, W., Boit, A., Rammig, A., Kattge, J., Poorter, L., Peñualeas, J. & Thonicke, K., 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 21, 7, p. 2711-2725

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

78 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf economics traits predict litter decomposition of tropical plants and differ among land use types

Bakker, M. A., Carreño Rocabado, G. & Poorter, L., 2011, In : Functional Ecology. 25, 3, p. 473-483

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

75 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf optical properties along a vertical gradient in a tropical rain forest canopy in Costa Rica.

Poorter, L., Oberbauer, S. F. & Clarck, D. B., 1995, In : American Journal of Botany. 82, p. 1257-1263

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

59 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf optical properties in Venezuelan cloud forest trees

Poorter, L., Kwant, R., Hernandez, S., Medina, E. & Werger, M. J. A., 2000, In : Tree Physiology. 20, p. 519-526

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf size and leaf display of thirty-eight tropical tree species

Poorter, L. & Rozendaal, D. M. A., 2008, In : Oecologia. 158, 1, p. 35-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
69 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf traits and herbivory rates of tropical tree species differing in successional status.

Poorter, L., van de Plassche, M., Willems, S. & Boot, R. G. A., 2004, In : Plant Biology. 6, 6, p. 746-754

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

105 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf traits are good predictors of plant performance across 53 rain forest species

Poorter, L. & Bongers, F. J. J. M., 2006, In : Ecology. 87, 7, p. 1733-1743

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

472 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf traits determine the growth-survival trade-off across rain forest tree species

Sterck, F. J., Poorter, L. & Schieving, F., 2006, In : American Naturalist. 167, 5, p. 758-765

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

150 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf traits show different relationships with shade tolerance in moist versus dry tropical forests

Poorter, L., 2009, In : New Phytologist. 181, 4, p. 890-900

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

99 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf vein length per unit area is not intrinsically dependent on image magnification: avoiding measurement artifacts for accuracy and precision.

Sack, L., Caringella, M., Scoffoni, C., Rawls, M., Markesteijn, L. & Poorter, L., 2014, In : Plant Physiology. 166, 2, p. 829-838

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Legume abundance along successional and rainfall gradients in Neotropical forests

Gei, M., Rozendaal, D. M. A., Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Sprent, J. I., Garner, M. D., Aide, T. M., Andrade, J. L., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Brancalion, P. H. S., Cabral, G. A. L., César, R. G., Chazdon, R. L., Cole, R. J., Colletta, G. D., De Jong, B., Denslow, J. S., Dent, D. H., Dewalt, S. J. & 48 others, Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Do Espírito Santo, M. M., Fernandes, G. W., Nunes, Y. R. F., Finegan, B., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Letcher, S. G., Lohbeck, M., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Meave, J. A., Menge, D. N. L., Mora, F., Muñoz, R., Muscarella, R., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Orihuela-Belmonte, E., Ostertag, R., Peña-Claros, M., Pérez-García, E. A., Piotto, D., Reich, P. B., Reyes-García, C., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J., Romero-Pérez, I. E., Sanaphre-Villanueva, L., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schwartz, N. B., De Almeida, A. S., Almeida-Cortez, J. S., Silver, W., De Souza Moreno, V., Sullivan, B. W., Swenson, N. G., Uriarte, M., Van Breugel, M., Van Der Wal, H., Veloso, M. D. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vieira, I. C. G., Zimmerman, J. K. & Powers, J. S., 2018, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 7, p. 1104-1111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)