1993 …2021

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Research Output

Report

Alternatieve systematiek voor de beoordeling van covergistingsmaterialen : 2. Residuen van gewasbeschermingsmiddelen

Poorter, L., van Beelen, P., Struijs, J., van der Linden, A. M. A., Ehlert, P. A. I. & Posthuma, L., 2013, Wageningen: Wettelijke Onderzoekstaken Natuur & Milieu. 72 p. ( WOt-werkdocument ; no. 359)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access

Dinámica de la biomasa en áreas de manejo forestal sujetas a diferentes intensidades de aprovechamiento.

Mostacedo, B., Villegas, Z., Licona, J. C., Alarcón, A., Leaño, C., Peña-Claros, M. & Poorter, L., 2008, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia: Instituto Boliviano de Investigación Forestal. (Documento t├®cnico / Instituto Boliviano de Investigacion Forestal (IBIF); no. 3)

Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

Letter

A 7000-year history of changing plant trait composition in an Amazonian landscape; the role of humans and climate

van der Sande, M. T., Gosling, W., Correa-Metrio, A., Prado-Junior, J. A., Poorter, L., Oliveira, R. S., Mazzei, L. & Bush, M. B., Jun 2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 6, p. 925-935

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Amazonian rainforest tree mortality driven by climate and functional traits

Aleixo, I., Norris, D., Hemerik, L., Barbosa, A., Prata, E., Costa, F. & Poorter, L., 22 Apr 2019, In : Nature Climate Change. 9, 5, p. 384-388 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Amazonia revealed: a perspective from the Amazon

Peña-Claros, M., Villegas, Z. & Poorter, L., 2007, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 5, 5, p. 237

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses

Steidinger, B. S., Crowther, T. W., Liang, J., Van Nuland, M. E., Werner, G. D. A., Reich, P. B., Nabuurs, G., de-Miguel, S., Zhou, M., Picard, N., Herault, B., Zhao, X., Zhang, C., Routh, D., Peay, K. G., Herold, M., Decuyper, M., Avitabile, V., DeVries, B. R., Hengeveld, G. M. & 3 others, Poorter, L., Schelhaas, M. & Bongers, F., 15 May 2019, In : Nature. 569, 7756, p. 404-408

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Decoupled leaf and stem economics in rain forest trees

Baraloto, C., Paine, C. E. T., Poorter, L., Beauchene, J., Bonal, D., Domenach, A. M., Herault, B., Patiño, S., Roggy, J. C. & Chave, J., 2010, In : Ecology Letters. 13, 11, p. 1338-1347

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

196 Citations (Scopus)

Driving factors of forest growth: a reply to Ferry et al. (2012).

Toledo, M., Poorter, L., Peña-Claros, M., Alarcón, A., Balcázar, J., Leaño, C., Licona, J. C., Llanque, O., Vroomans, V., Zuidema, P. A. & Bongers, F., 2012, In : Journal of Ecology. 100, p. 1069-1073

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademic

2 Citations (Scopus)

The intermediate disturbance hypothesis applies to tropical forests, but disturbance contributes little to tree diversity

Bongers, F., Poorter, L., Hawthorne, W. D. & Sheil, D., 2009, In : Ecology Letters. 12, p. 798-805

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

117 Citations (Scopus)
Digital or Visual Products

Prof. Lourens Poorter over het doorgronden van het regenwoud

Poorter, L., 2014

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual ProductsOther research output

Open Access
Conference paper

Biodiversity hotspots in West Africa

Poorter, L. & Wieringa, J. J., 2001, Tropical Ecosystems: structure, diversity and human welfare : International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems / K.N. Ganeshaiah, R. Uma Shaanker and K.S. Bawa. - S.l. : S.n., 2001. p. 382-385

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Comment/Letter to the editor

Author Correction: Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses

28 Jun 2019, In : Nature. 571, 7765, E8.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Letter: The potential of secondary forests

Bongers, F., Chazdon, R. L., Poorter, L. & Pena Claros, M., 2015, In : Science. 348, 6235, p. 642-643

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

23 Citations (Scopus)
Chapter

Biodiversity hotspots in West Africa; patterns and causes

Wieringa, J. J. & Poorter, L., 2004, Biodiversity of West African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). Oxon: CABI, p. 61-72 520 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Climbers after logging: the case of Haut Sassandra

Kouamé, F. N., Traoré, D., Bongers, F. J. J. M. & Poorter, L., 2005, Forest Climbing Plants of West Africa. Diversity, Ecology and Management. bongers, F., parren, M. & Traoré, D. (eds.). Oxfordshire: CABI Publishing, p. 203-216

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dinámica de especies arbóreas en un bosque húmedo tropical en el norte de la Amazonía boliviana

Poorter, L., Boot, R. G. A., Hayashida-Oliver, Y., Leigue-Gomez, J., Peña-Claros, M. & Zuidema, P., 2001, Regeneración y silvicultura de bosques tropicales en Bolivia. p. 55-76

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ecological profiles of large timber species

Siepel, A., Poorter, L. & Hawthorne, W. D., 2004, Biodiversity of West African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). Oxon: CABI, p. 391-446 520 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ecological profiles of rare and endemic species

Holmgren, M., Poorter, L., Siepel, A., Bongers, F. J. J. M., Buitelaar, M., Chatelain, C., Gautier, L., Hawthorne, W. D., Helmink, A. T. F., Jongkind, C. C. H., van Os Breijer, H. J., Wieringa, J. J. & van Zoest, A. R., 2004, Biodiversity of West African forests; an ecological atlas of woody plant species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F. J. J. M., Kouamé, F. Y. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). Wallingford (UK): CABI Publishing, p. 101-389 521 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Floristic diversity of closed forests in Cote d'Ivoire

Kouame, F. N., Kouadio, K. E., Kouassi, K. & Poorter, L., 2004, Biodiversity of West African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). Oxon: CABI, p. 53-60 520 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Functional basis for resource niche partitioning by tropical trees

Kitajima, K. & Poorter, L., 2008, Tropical forest community ecology. Carson, W. P. & Schnitzer, S. A. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, p. 160-181 536 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gap heterogeneity and its implications for regeneration

Poorter, L., 2002, Advanced comparative neotropical ecology. Orians, G. & Deinert, E. (eds.). Durham: OTS, p. 200-214

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Growth and carbon partitioning of tropical tree seedlings in contrasting light environments.

Veneklaas, E. J. & Poorter, L., 1998, Inherent variation in plant growth : Physiological mechanisms and ecological consequences.. Lambers, H., Poorter, L. & van Vuuren, MMI. (eds.). Leiden: Backhuys Publishers, p. 337-361

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Implications for conservation and management

Bongers, F. J. J. M., Poorter, L., Beligne, V., Hawthorne, W. D., Kouame, F. N., Parren, M. P. E. & Traoré, D., 2004, Biodiversity of West African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). CABI, p. 87-100 520 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Recource capture and use by tropical forest tree seedlings and their consequences for competition

Poorter, L., 2005, Biotic interactions in the tropics: their role in the maintenance of species diversity. Burslem, D. F. R. P., Pinard, M. A. & Hartley, S. E. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 35-64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Resource capture and use by tropical forest tree seedlings and their consequences for competition

Poorter, L., 2005, Biotic interactions in the tropics: their role in the maintenance of species diversity. Burslem, D. F. R. P., Pinard, M. A. & Hartley, S. E. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 35-64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The forests of Upper Guinea: gradients in large species composition

Bongers, F. J. J. M., Poorter, L. & Hawthorne, W. D., 2004, Biodiversity of West African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). Oxon: CABI, p. 41-52 520 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The importance of seed mass for early regeneration in tropical forest: a review

Rose, S. A. & Poorter, L., 2003, Long-term changes in tropical tree diversity: Studies from the Guiana Shield, Africa, Borneo and Melanesia. ter Steege, H. (ed.). Wageningen: Tropenbos, p. 19-35 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

West African forests; introduction

Poorter, L., Bongers, F. J. J. M. & Lemmens, R. H. M. J., 2004, Biodiversity of West African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). Oxon: CABI, p. 5-14 520 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

What explains the distribution of rare and endemic West African plants?

Holmgren, M., Poorter, L. & Siepel, A., 2004, Biodiversity of West African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D. (eds.). Oxon: CABI, p. 73-86 520 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Book

Biodiversity of west African Forests. An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species

Poorter, L., Bongers, F. J. J. M., Kouame, F. N. & Hawthorne, W. D., 2004, Oxon: CABI Publishing. 520 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookAcademic

Estructura y dinámica de un bosque húmedo tropical en el norte de la Amazonía boliviana

Poorter, L., Boot, R. G. A., Hayashida, Y., Leigue, J., Peña-Claros, M. & Zuidema, P. A., 2001, Riberalta, Bolivia: s.n. 53 p. (PROMAB Informe Tecnico; no. 2)

Research output: Book/ReportBookAcademic

Article

Abiotic and biotic drivers of biomass change in a Neotropical forest

van der Sande, M. T., Pena Claros, M., Ascarrunz, N., Arets, E. J. M. M., Licona, J. C., Toledo, M. & Poorter, L., 2017, In : Journal of Ecology. 105, 5, p. 1223-1234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
40 Citations (Scopus)

Allometric equations for estimating biomass in naturally established Prosopis stands in Kenya

Muturi, G. M., Kariuki, J. G., Poorter, L. & Mohren, G. M. J., 2012, In : Journal of Horticulture and Forestry. 4, 4, p. 69-77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Allometric equations for integrating remote sensing imagery into forest monitoring programmes

Jucker, T., Caspersen, J., Chave, J., Antin, C., Barbier, N., Bongers, F., Dalponte, M., Ewijk van, K. Y., Poorter, L. & Sterck, F. J., 2017, In : Global Change Biology. 23, 1, p. 177-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
79 Citations (Scopus)

Amazonian Dark Earth shapes the understory plant community in a Bolivian Amazonian Forest

Quintero-Vallejo, E., Klomberg, Y., Bongers, F., Poorter, L., Toledo, M. & Pena Claros, M., 2015, In : Biotropica. 47, 2, p. 152-161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

A monocarpic tree species in a polycarpic world: how can Tachigali vasquezii maintain itself so successfully in a tropical rain forest community?

Poorter, L., Zuidema, P. A., Peña-Claros, M. & Boot, R., 2005, In : Journal of Ecology. 93, 2, p. 268-278

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)

An estimate of the number of tropical tree species

Slik, J. W. F., Bongers, F., Jansen, P. A., Parren, M. P. E., Poorter, L., Tchouto, M. G. P. & Venticinque, E. M., 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 24, p. 7472-7477

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
126 Citations (Scopus)

Architecture of 53 rain forest tree species differing in adult stature and shade tolerance

Poorter, L., Bongers, F. J. J. M., Sterck, F. J. & Wöll, H., 2003, In : Ecology. 84, 3, p. 602-608

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

144 Citations (Scopus)

Architecture of 54 moist-forest species: traits, trade-offs, and functional groups

Poorter, L., Bongers, L. & Bongers, F. J. J. M., 2006, In : Ecology. 87, 5, p. 1289-1301

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
312 Citations (Scopus)

Architecture of Iberian canopy tree species in relation to wood density, shade tolerance and climate

Poorter, L., Lianes, E., Moreno-de las Heras, M. & Zavala, M. A., 2012, In : Plant Ecology. 213, 5, p. 707-722

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

Are functional traits good predictors of demographic rates? Evidence from five neotropical forests

Poorter, L., Paz, H., Wright, S. J., Ackerly, D. D., Condit, R., Ibarra-Manríquez, G., Harms, K. E., Licona, J. C., Martínez-Ramos, M., Mazer, S. J., Muller-Landau, H. C., Peña-Claros, M., Webb, C. O. & Wright, I. J., 2008, In : Ecology. 89, 7, p. 1908-1920

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

366 Citations (Scopus)

Are functional traits good predictors of species performance in restoration plantings in tropical abandoned pastures?

Martinez-Garza, C., Bongers, F. & Poorter, L., 2013, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 303, p. 35-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

63 Citations (Scopus)

Are lianas more drought-tolerant than trees? A test for the role of hydraulic architecture and other stem and leaf traits

van der Sande, M. T., Poorter, L., Schnitzer, S. A. & Markesteijn, L., 2013, In : Oecologia. 172, 4, p. 961-972

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

Are Species Adapted to Their Regeneration Niche, Adult Niche, or Both?

Poorter, L., 2007, In : American Naturalist. 169, 4, p. 433-442

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

144 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the reliability of predicted plant trait distributions at the global scale

Boonman, C. C. F., Benítez-López, A., Schipper, A. M., Thuiller, W., Anand, M., Cerabolini, B. E. L., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Gonzalez-Melo, A., Hattingh, W. N., Higuchi, P., Laughlin, D. C., Onipchenko, V. G., Peñuelas, J., Poorter, L., Soudzilovskaia, N. A., Huijbregts, M. A. J. & Santini, L., 20 Mar 2020, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 29, 6, p. 1034-1051 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

BAAD: a Biomass And Allometry Database for woody plants

Falster, D. S., Markesteijn, L., Poorter, L., Sterck, F. J. & Anten, N. P. R., 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 5, p. 1445-1445

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

52 Citations (Scopus)

Bark traits and life-history strategies of tropical dry- and moist forest trees

Poorter, L., McNeil, A., Hurtado, V. H., Prins, H. H. T. & Putz, F. E., 2014, In : Functional Ecology. 28, 1, p. 232-242

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond the regeneration phase: differentiation of height-light trajectories among tropical species

Poorter, L., Bongers, F. J. J. M., Sterck, F. J. & Wöll, H. J., 2005, In : Journal of Ecology. 93, 2, p. 256-267

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

162 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity and climate determine the functioning of Neotropical forests

Poorter, L., van der Sande, M. T., Arets, E. J. M. M., Ascarrunz, N., Enquist, B., Finegan, B., Licona, J. C., Martínez-Ramos, M., Mazzei, L., Meave, J. A., Muñoz, R., Nytch, C. J., de Oliveira, A. A., Pérez-García, E. A., Prado-junior, J., Rodríguez-Velázques, J., Ruschel, A. R., Salgado-Negret, B., Schiavini, I., Swenson, N. G. & 7 others, Tenorio, E. A., Thompson, J., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., van der Hout, P., Zimmerman, J. K. & Peña-Claros, M., 16 Nov 2017, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 26, 12, p. 1423-1434

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
50 Citations (Scopus)