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2020

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.

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Liana species decline in Congo basin contrasts with global patterns

Bongers, F., Ewango, C. E. N., van der Sande, M. T. & Poorter, L., May 2020, In : Ecology. 101, 5, e03004.

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Methodology matters for comparing coarse wood and bark decay rates across tree species

Chang, C., van Logtestijn, R. S. P., Goudzwaard, L., van Hal, J., Zuo, J., Hefting, M., Sass-Klaassen, U., Yang, S., Sterck, F. J., Poorter, L. & Cornelissen, J. H. C., 17 Mar 2020, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

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2019

Biodiversity recovery of Neotropical secondary forests

Rozendaal, D. M. A., Bongers, F., Aide, T. M., Alvarez-Dávila, E., Ascarrunz, N., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Bentos, T. V., Brancalion, P. H. S., Cabral, G. A. L., Calvo-Rodriguez, S., Chave, J., César, R. G., Chazdon, R. L., Condit, R., Dallinga, J. S., De Almeida-Cortez, J. S., de Jong, B., De Oliveira, A., Denslow, J. S. & 66 others, Dent, D. H., Dewalt, S. J., Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Dutrieux, L. P., Espírito-Santo, M. M., Fandino, M. C., Fernandes, G. W., Finegan, B., García, H., Gonzalez, N., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Hubbell, S., Jakovac, C. C., Hernández, A. J., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Larpin, D., Letcher, S. G., Licona, J-C., Lebrija-trejos, E., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Massoca, P. E. S., Meave, J. A., Mesquita, R. C. G., Mora, F., Müller, S. C., Muñoz, R., De Oliveira Neto, S. N., Norden, N., Nunes, Y. R. F., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Ortiz-Malavassi, E., Ostertag, R., Peña-Caros, M., Pérez-García, E. A., Piotto, D., Powers, J. S., Aguilar-Cano, J., Rodriguez-Buritica, S., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J., Romero-Romero, M. A., Ruíz, J., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., De Almeida, A. S., Silver, W. L., Schwartz, N. B., Thomas, W. W., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., De Sá Sampaio, E. V., van Breugel, M., van der Wal, H., Martins, S. V., Veloso, M. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vicentini, A., Vieira, I. C. G., Villa, P., Williamson, G. B., Zanini, K. J., Zimmerman, J. & Poorter, L., 6 Mar 2019, In : Science Advances. 5, 3, 10 p., eaau3114.

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Cattle affect regeneration of the palm species Attalea princeps in a Bolivian forest–savanna mosaic

Hordijk, I., Meijer, F., Nissen, E., Boorsma, T. & Poorter, L., Jan 2019, In : Biotropica. 51, 1, p. 28-38

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Compositional response of Amazon forests to climate change

Esquivel-Muelbert, A., Baker, T. R., Dexter, K. G., Lewis, S. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Feldpausch, T. R., Lloyd, J., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Arroyo, L., Álvarez-Dávila, E., Higuchi, N., Marimon, B. S., Marimon-Junior, B. H., Silveira, M., Vilanova, E., Gloor, E., Malhi, Y., Chave, J., Barlow, J., Bonal, D. & 30 others, Davila Cardozo, N., Erwin, T., Fauset, S., Hérault, B., Laurance, S., Poorter, L., Qie, L., Stahl, C., Sullivan, M. J. P., ter Steege, H., Vos, V. A., Zuidema, P. A., Almeida, E., Almeida de Oliveira, E., Andrade, A., Vieira, S. A., Aragão, L., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E., Aymard C, G. A., Baraloto, C., Camargo, P. B., Barroso, J. G., Bongers, F., Boot, R., Camargo, J. L., Castro, W., Chama Moscoso, V., Comiskey, J. & Peña-Claros, M., Jan 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 1, p. 39-56

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37 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

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18 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

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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

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term effects of wild ungulates on the structure, composition and succession of temperate forests

Ramirez Chiriboga, J. I., Jansen, P. A., den Ouden, J., Goudzwaard, L. & Poorter, L., Jan 2019, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 432, p. 478-488

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13 Citations (Scopus)

The hydraulic efficiency-safety trade-off differs between lianas and trees

van der Sande, M. T., Poorter, L., Schnitzer, S. A., Engelbrecht, B. M. J. & Markesteijn, L., May 2019, In : Ecology. 100, 5, e02666.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Trait divergence and habitat specialization in tropical floodplain forests trees

Mori, G. B., Schietti, J., Poorter, L. & Piedade, M. T. F., 1 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, e0212232.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time

Poorter, L., Rozendaal, D. M. A., Bongers, F., de Almeida-Cortez, J. S., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Álvarez, F. S., Andrade, J. L., Villa, L. F. A., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Bentos, T. V., Bhaskar, R., Boukili, V., Brancalion, P. H. S., Broadbent, E. N., César, R. G., Chave, J., Chazdon, R. L., Colletta, G. D., Craven, D. & 59 others, de Jong, B. H. J., Denslow, J. S., Dent, D. H., DeWalt, S. J., García, E. D., Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Espírito Santo, M. M., Fandiño, M. C., Fernandes, G. W., Finegan, B., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Jakovac, C. C., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Letcher, S. G., Lohbeck, M., Lopez, O. R., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Martins, S. V., Massoca, P. E. S., Meave, J. A., Mesquita, R., Mora, F., de Souza Moreno, V., Müller, S. C., Muñoz, R., Muscarella, R., de Oliveira Neto, S. N., Nunes, Y. R. F., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Paz, H., Peña-Claros, M., Piotto, D., Ruíz, J., Sanaphre-Villanueva, L., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schwartz, N. B., Steininger, M. K., Thomas, W. W., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., Utrera, L. P., van Breugel, M., van der Sande, M. T., van der Wal, H., Veloso, M. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vieira, I. C. G., Villa, P. M., Williamson, G. B., Wright, S. J., Zanini, K. J., Zimmerman, J. K. & Westoby, M., 22 Apr 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, p. 928-934

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13 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Can traits predict individual growth performance? A test in a hyperdiverse tropical forest

Poorter, L., Castilho, C. V., Schietti, J., Oliveira, R. S. & Costa, F. R. C., Jul 2018, In : New Phytologist. 219, 1, p. 109-121

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Disturbance intensity is a stronger driver of biomass recovery than remaining tree-community attributes in a managed Amazonian forest

de Avila, A. L., van der Sande, M. T., Dormann, C. F., Pena Claros, M., Poorter, L., Mazzei, L., Ruschel, A. R., Silva, J. N. M., Carvalho, J. O. P. & Bauhus, J., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 4, p. 1647-1657

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5 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

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21 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

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6 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

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Near-infrared spectrometry allows fast and extensive predictions of functional traits from dry leaves and branches

Costa, F. R. C., Lang, C., Almeida, D. R. A., Volkmer De Castilho, C. & Poorter, L., 2018, In : Ecological Applications. 28, 5, p. 1157-1167

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic classification of the world's tropical forests

Slik, J. W. F., Franklin, J., Arroyo-Rodríguez, V., Field, R., Aguilar, S., Aguirre, N., Ahumada, J., Aiba, S. I., Alves, L. F., Anitha, K., Avella, A., Mora, F., Aymard, G. A. C., Báez, S., Balvanera, P., Bastian, M. L., Bastin, J. F., Bellingham, P. J., Van Den Berg, E., Da Conceição Bispo, P. & 167 others, Boeckx, P., Boehning-Gaese, K., Bongers, F., Boyle, B., Brambach, F., Brearley, F. Q., Brown, S., Chai, S. L., Chazdon, R. L., Chen, S., Chhang, P., Chuyong, G., Ewango, C., Coronado, I. M., Cristóbal-Azkarate, J., Culmsee, H., Damas, K., Dattaraja, H. S., Davidar, P., DeWalt, S. J., Din, H., Drake, D. R., Duque, A., Durigan, G., Eichhorn, K., Eler, E. S., Enoki, T., Ensslin, A., Fandohan, A. B., Farwig, N., Feeley, K. J., Fischer, M., Forshed, O., Garcia, Q. S., Garkoti, S. C., Gillespie, T. W., Gillet, J. F., Gonmadje, C., Granzow-De La Cerda, I., Griffith, D. M., Grogan, J., Hakeem, K. R., Harris, D. J., Harrison, R. D., Hector, A., Hemp, A., Homeier, J., Hussain, M. S., Ibarra-Manríquez, G., Hanum, I. F., Imai, N., Jansen, P. A., Joly, C. A., Joseph, S., Kartawinata, K., Kearsley, E., Kelly, D. L., Kessler, M., Killeen, T. J., Kooyman, R. M., Laumonier, Y., Laurance, S. G., Laurance, W. F., Lawes, M. J., Letcher, S. G., Lindsell, J., Lovett, J., Lozada, J., Lu, X., Lykke, A. M., Bin Mahmud, K., Mahayani, N. P. D., Mansor, A., Marshall, A. R., Martin, E. H., Matos, D. C. L., Meave, J. A., Melo, F. P. L., Mendoza, Z. H. A., Metali, F., Medjibe, V. P., Metzger, J. P., Metzker, T., Mohandass, D., Munguía-Rosas, M. A., Muñoz, R., Nurtjahy, E., De Oliveira, E. L., Onrizal, Parolin, P., Parren, M., Parthasarathy, N., Paudel, E., Perez, R., Pérez-García, E. A., Pommer, U., Poorter, L., Qi, L., Piedade, M. T. F., Pinto, J. R. R., Poulsen, A. D., Poulsen, J. R., Powers, J. S., Prasad, R. C., Puyravaud, J. P., Rangel, O., Reitsma, J., Rocha, D. S. B., Rolim, S., Rovero, F., Rozak, A., Ruokolainen, K., Rutishauser, E., Rutten, G., Mohd Said, M. N., Saiter, F. Z., Saner, P., Santos, B., Dos Santos, J. R., Sarker, S. K., Schmitt, C. B., Schoengart, J., Schulze, M., Sheil, D., Sist, P., Souza, A. F., Spironello, W. R., Sposito, T., Steinmetz, R., Stevart, T., Suganuma, M. S., Sukri, R., Sultana, A., Sukumar, R., Sunderland, T., Supriyadi, S., Suresh, H. S., Suzuki, E., Tabarelli, M., Tang, J., Tanner, E. V. J., Targhetta, N., Theilade, I., Thomas, D., Timberlake, J., De Morisson Valeriano, M., Van Valkenburg, J., Van Do, T., Van Sam, H., Vandermeer, J. H., Verbeeck, H., Vetaas, O. R., Adekunle, V., Vieira, S. A., Webb, C. O., Webb, E. L., Whitfeld, T., Wich, S., Williams, J., Wiser, S., Wittmann, F., Yang, X., Yao, C. Y. A., Yap, S. L., Zahawi, R. A., Zakaria, R. & Zang, R., 20 Feb 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 8, p. 1837-1842

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Rainfall seasonality and drought performance shape the distribution of tropical tree species in Ghana

Amissah, L., Mohren, G. M. J., Kyereh, B., Agyeman, V. K. & Poorter, L., 30 Jul 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 16, p. 8582-8597

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Relationships between leaf mass per area and nutrient concentrations in 98 Mediterranean woody species are determined by phylogeny, habitat and leaf habit

de la Riva, E. G., Villar, R., Pérez-Ramos, I. M., Quero, J. L., Matías, L., Poorter, L. & Marañón, T., Apr 2018, In : Trees - Structure and Function. 32, 2, p. 497-510 14 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Soil fertility and species traits, but not diversity, drive productivity and biomass stocks in a Guyanese tropical rainforest

van der Sande, M. T., Arets, E. J. M. M., Pena Claros, M., Hoosbeek, M. R., Caceres-Siani, Y., van de Hout, P. & Poorter, L., 7 Feb 2018, In : Functional Ecology. 32, 2, p. 461-474

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23 Citations (Scopus)
2017

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

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42 Citations (Scopus)

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

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81 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

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51 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity in species, traits, and structure determines carbon stocks and uptake in tropical forests

van der Sande, M., Poorter, L., Kooistra, L., Balvanera, P., Thonicke, K., Thompson, J., Arets, E. J. M. M., Garcia-Alaniz, N., Jones, L., Mora, F., Mwampamba, T. H., Parr, T. & Pena Claros, M., 2017, In : Biotropica. 49, 5, p. 593-603

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Demographic drivers of functional composition dynamics

Muscarella, R., Lohbeck, M., Martínez-Ramos, M., Poorter, L., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J. E., van Breugel, M. & Bongers, F., 1 Nov 2017, In : Ecology. 98, 11, p. 2743-2750

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8 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

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The integration of empirical, remote sensing and modelling approaches enhances insight in the role of biodiversity in climate change mitigation by tropical forests

van der Sande, M. T., Poorter, L., Balvanera, P., Kooistra, L., Thonicke, K., Boit, A., Dutrieux, L., Equihua, J., Gerard, F., Herold, M., Kolb, M., Simões, M. & Peña-Claros, M., 2017, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 26-27, p. 69-76

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Unleached Prosopis litter inhibits germination but leached stimulates seedling growth of dry woodland species

Muturi, G. M., Poorter, L., Bala, P. & Mohren, G. M. J., 2017, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 138, p. 44-50

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Biomass resilience of Neotropical secondary forests

Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Aide, T. M., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Balvanera, P., Jakovac, C. C., Braga Junqueira, A., Lohbeck, M., Penã-Claros, M. & Rozendaal, D. M. A., 2016, In : Nature. 530, 7589, p. 211-214

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310 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon sequestration potential of second-growth forest regeneration in the Latin American tropics

Chazdon, R. L., Broadbent, E. N., Rozendaal, D., Bongers, F., Jakovac, A. C., Braga Junqueira, A., Lohbeck, M. W. M., Pena Claros, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Science Advances. 2, 5, 10 p., e1501639.

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149 Citations (Scopus)

Conservative species drive biomass productivity in tropical dry forests

Prado-Junior, J. A., Schiavini, I., Vale, V. S., van der Sande, M. T., Lohbeck, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Journal of Ecology. 104, 3, p. 817-827

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72 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.

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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

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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

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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

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Old-growth Neotropical forests are shifting in species and trait composition

van der Sande, M. T., Arets, E. J. M. M., Pena Claros, M., Avila, L. A., Roopsind, A., Mazzei, L., Ascarrunz, N., Finegan, B., Alarcon, A., Caceres-Siani, Y., Licona, J. C., Ruschel, A. R., Toledo, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Ecological Monographs. 86, 2, p. 228-243

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Plant functional traits have globally consistent effects on competition

Kunstler, G., Falster, D., Coomes, D. A. & Poorter, L., 14 Jan 2016, In : Nature. 529, 7585, p. 204-207

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277 Citations (Scopus)

Resilience of Amazon forests emerges from plant trait diversity

Sakschewski, B., Von Bloh, W., Boit, A., Poorter, L., Peña-Claros, M., Heinke, J., Joshi, J. & Thonicke, K., 2016, In : Nature Climate Change. 6, 11, p. 1032-1036 5 p.

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84 Citations (Scopus)

Testing for functional convergence of temperate rainforest tree assemblages in Chile and New Zealand

Lusk, C. H., Jimenez-Castillo, M., Aragón, R., Easdale, T. A., Poorter, L., Hinojosa, L. F. & Mason, N. W. H. W. H., 2016, In : New Zealand Journal of Botany. 54, 2, p. 175-203

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The importance of biodiversity and dominance for multiple ecosystem functions in a human-modified tropical landscape

Lohbeck, M. W. M., Bongers, F., Martinez-Ramos, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Ecology. 97, 10, p. 2772-2779

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Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of above-ground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models

Johnson, M. O., Galbraith, D., Gloor, M., De Deurwaerder, H., Guimberteau, M., Rammig, A., Thonicke, K., Verbeeck, H., Von Randow, C., Monteagudo, A., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Feldpausch, T. R., Lopez Gonzalez, G., Fauset, S., Quesada, C. A., Christoffersen, B., Ciais, P., Sampaio, G., Kruijt, B. & 58 others, Meir, P., Moorcroft, P., Zhang, K., Alvarez-Davila, E., Alves De Oliveira, A., Amaral, I., Andrade, A., Aragao, L. E. O. C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard, G. A., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J., Bonal, D., Boot, R., Camargo, J., Chave, J., Cogollo, A., Cornejo Valverde, F., Lola Da Costa, A. C., Di Fiore, A., Ferreira, L., Higuchi, N., Honorio, E. N., Killeen, T. J., Laurance, S. G., Laurance, W. F., Licona, J., Lovejoy, T., Malhi, Y., Marimon, B., Marimon, B. H., Matos, D. C. L., Mendoza, C., Neill, D. A., Pardo, G., Peña-Claros, M., Pitman, N. C. A., Poorter, L., Prieto, A., Ramirez-Angulo, H., Roopsind, A., Rudas, A., Salomao, R. P., Silveira, M., Stropp, J., Ter Steege, H., Terborgh, J., Thomas, R., Toledo, M., Torres-Lezama, A., van der Heijden, G. M. F., Vasquez, R., Guimarães Vieira, I. C., Vilanova, E., Vos, V. A. & Baker, T. R., 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 12, p. 3996-4013

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2015

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

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12 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

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126 Citations (Scopus)

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

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52 Citations (Scopus)

Biomass is the main driver of changes in ecosystem process rates during tropical forest succession

Lohbeck, M. W. M., Poorter, L., Martinez-Ramos, M. & Bongers, F., 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 5, p. 1242-1252

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82 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity enhances carbon storage in tropical forests

Poorter, L., van der Sande, M. T., Thompson, J., Arets, E. J. M. M., Bongers, F., ter Steege, H., Pena Claros, M., Hoosbeek, M. R., Dutrieux, L. P. & Levis, C., 2015, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 24, 11, p. 1314-1328

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