1993 …2021

Research output per year

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Research Output

2006

Mechanical branch constraints contribute to life-history variation across tree species in a Bolivian forest.

Sterck, F. J., van Gelder, H. A. & Poorter, L., 2006, In : Journal of Ecology. 94, 6, p. 1192-1200

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

Plasticity in leaf traits of 38 tropical tree species in response to light; relationships with light demand and adult stature.

Rozendaal, D. M. A., Hurtado, V. H. & Poorter, L., 2006, In : Functional Ecology. 20, 2, p. 207-216

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

234 Citations (Scopus)

Wood mechanics, allometry, and life-history variation in a tropical rain forest tree community

van Gelder, H. A., Poorter, L. & Sterck, F. J., 2006, In : New Phytologist. 171, 2, p. 367-378

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

191 Citations (Scopus)
2005

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)

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

160 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Light-dependent changes in the relationship between seed mass and seedling traits: a meta-analysis for rain forest tree species

Poorter, L. & Rose, S. A., 2005, In : Oecologia. 142, 3, p. 378-387

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

81 Citations (Scopus)

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

2004

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

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

Climbers and logging in the Forêt Classée du Haut Sassandra, Côte d'Ivoire.

Kouamé, F. N., Bongers, F. J. J. M., Poorter, L. & Traoré, D., 2004, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 194, 1, p. 259-268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

104 Citations (Scopus)

Species distributions in West African forests

Poorter, L., Holmgren, M. & Siepel, A., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

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

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

2003

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

143 Citations (Scopus)

Light environment and tree strategies in a Bolivian tropical moist forest; a test of the light-partitioning hypothesis

Poorter, L. & Arets, E. J. M. M., 2003, In : Plant Ecology. 166, 2, p. 295-306

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

90 Citations (Scopus)

The consequences of crown traits for the growth and survival of tree saplings in a Mexican lowland rain forest

Sterck, F. J., Martinez-Ramos, M., Dryer-Leal, G., Rodriguez-Velazquez, J. & Poorter, L., 2003, In : Functional Ecology. 17, 2, p. 194-200

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)

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
2002

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

2001

Biodiversity hotspots in West Africa

Wieringa, J. J. & Poorter, L., 2001, International Conference: Research in partnership for a sustainable development in West Africa, programme et resume. p. 20-21

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

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

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

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

Light-dependent changes in biomass allocation and their importance for growth of rain forest tree species

Poorter, L., 2001, In : Functional Ecology. 15, p. 113-123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

139 Citations (Scopus)
2000

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)

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)
1999

Distribution of twelve moist forest canopy tree species in Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire : response curves to a climatic gradient

Bongers, F., Poorter, L., van Rompaey, R. S. A. R. & Parren, M. P. E., 1999, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 10, p. 371-382

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

73 Citations (Scopus)
486 Citations (Scopus)

Light environment, sapling architecture and leaf display in six rain forest tree species

Poorter, L. & Werger, M. J. A., 1999, In : American Journal of Botany. 86, p. 1464-1473

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

83 Citations (Scopus)
1998

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
1996

Regeneration of canopy tree species at five sites in West African moist forest.

Poorter, L., Bongers, F., van Rompaey, R. S. A. R. & de Klerk, M., 1996, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 84, p. 61-69

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

67 Citations (Scopus)
1995

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)
1994

Regeneration of tropical forest emergent tree species in West Africa.

Poorter, L., 1994, Proc. 6th Int. Congr. Ecology, Manchester. Tallis, H. (ed.). p. 154

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

Spatial distribution of gaps along three catenas in the moist forest of Taï National Park, Ivory Coast.

Poorter, L., Jans, L., Bongers, F. & van Rompaey, R. S. A. R., 1994, In : Journal of Tropical Ecology. 10, 3, p. 385-398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
46 Citations (Scopus)
1993

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)

Photosynthetic induction responses of two rainforest tree species in relation to light environment

Poorter, L. & Oberbauer, S. F., 1993, In : Oecologia. 96, 2, p. 193-199

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

47 Citations (Scopus)