2011 Publications

Adair, E.C., P.B. Reich, J.J. Trost, S.E. Hobbie. 2011. Elevated CO2 stimulates grassland soil respiration by increasing C inputs rather than by enhancing soil moisture.  Global Change Biology 17: 3546–3563, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02484.x

Antoninka, A., P.B. Reich, N.C. Johnson. Seven years of carbon dioxide enrichment, nitrogen fertilization and plant diversity influence arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in a grassland ecosystem.  New Phytologist 192(1): 200-14, doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03776.x

Bragg, D.C., L.E. Frelich, R.T. Leverett, W. Blozan, and D.J. Luthringer. 2011. The sine method: an alternative height measurement technique. USDA Forest Service Research Note SRS-22.

Carlson, D., P.B. Reich, L.E. Frelich. 2011. Fine-scale heterogeneity in overstory composition contributes to heterogeneity of wildfire severity in southern boreal forest.  J Forest Research 16: 203-214, doi:10.1007/s10310-011-0251-z.

Danz, N.P., P.B. Reich, L.E. Frelich, G.J. Niemi. 2011. Vegetation controls vary across space and spatial scale in a historic grassland-forest biome boundary.  Ecography 34: 402-414, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06561.x.

Dybzinski, R., C. Farrior, A. Wolf, P.B. Reich, S.W. Pacala. 2011. Evolutionarily stable strategy carbon allocation to foliage, wood, and fine roots in trees competing for light and nitrogen: an analytically-tractable, individual-based model and quantitative comparisons to data.  American Naturalist 177: 153-166, doi:10.1086/657992.

Eisenhauer, N., J. Schlaghamerský, P.B. Reich, L.E. Frelich. 2011. The wave towards a new steady state: effects of earthworm invasion on soil microbial functions.  Biological Invasions 13: 2191-2196, DOI 10.1007/s10530-011-0053-4

Falster, D.S., P.B. Reich, D.S. Ellsworth, I.J. Wright, M. Westoby, J. Oleksyn, T.D. Lee. 2011. Life-time return on investment increases with leaf life-span among 10 Australian woodland species.  New Phytologist 193(2): 409–419, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03940.x

Goebel, M., S.E. Hobbie, B. Bulaj, M. Zadworny, D.D. Archibold, J. Oleksyn, P.B. Reich, D.M. Eissenstat. 2011. Decomposition of the finest root branching orders: Unexpected carbon and nutrient dynamics belowground.  Ecological Monographs 81:89-102, doi:10.1890/09-2390.1.

Han, W., J. Fang, F.I. Woodward, P.B. Reich, Z. Wang. 2011. Biogeography and variability of eleven mineral elements in plant leaves across gradients of climate, soil, and plant functional type in China.  Ecology Letters 14: 788-796, doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01641.x

Hector, A., T. Bell, Y. Hautier, F. Isbell, M. Ke´ry, P.B. Reich, J. van Ruijven, B. Schmid. 2011. BUGS in the analysis of biodiversity experiments: Species richness and composition are of similar importance for grassland productivity.  PLoS ONE 6(3):e17434, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017434.

Isbell, F., V. Colgano, A. Hector, J. Connelly, W.S. Harpole, P.B. Reich, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, B. Schmid, D. Tilman, J. van Ruijven, A. Weigelt, B.J. Wilsey, E.S. Zavaleta, M. Loreau. 2011. High plant diversity is needed to maintain ecosystem services. Nature 477: 199–202, doi:10.1038/nature10282.

Kattge, J. et al. 2011. TRY - a global database of plant traits. Global Change Biology 17: 2905-2935, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02451.x

Kueffer, C., Ü. Niinemets, R.E. Drenovsky, J. Kattge, P. Milberg, H. Poorter, P.B. Reich, C. Werner, M. Westoby, I.J. Wright. 2011. Fame, glory and neglect in meta-analyses. Trends Ecology and Evolution 26: 4930, doi:10.1016/j.tree.2011.07.007.

Lee, T.D., S.H. Barrott, P.B. Reich. 2011. Photosynthetic responses of 13 grassland species across 11 years of free-air CO2 enrichment is modest, consistent and independent of N supply.  Global Change Biology 17: 2893-2904, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02435.x.

Li, G. ,Y. Liu, L.E. Frelich, and S. Sun. 2011. Experimental warming induces degradation of a Tibetan alpine meadow through trophic interactions. Journal of Applied Ecology 48:659-667. [doi: 10.1111/j.1365.2664.2011.01965.x]

Liu, Y., P.B. Reich, G. Li, S. Sun. 2011. Shifting phenology and abundance under experimental warming alters trophic relationships and plant reproductive capacity. Ecology 92: 1201-1207, doi:10.1890/10-2060.1

Mangan, M.E., C. Sheaffer, D.L. Wyse, N.J. Ehlke, P.B. Reich. 2011. Native perennial grassland species for bioenergy: establishment and biomass productivity. Agronomy Journal 103:509-519, doi:10.2134/agronj2010.0360.

Milla, R., P.B. Reich. 2011. Multi-trait interactions, not phylogeny, fine-tune leaf size reduction with increasing altitude. Annals of Botany 107:455–465, doi:10.1093/aob/mcq261.

Moen, R., R.A. Peterson, S. Windels, L.E. Frelich, D.R. Becker, and M. Johnson. 2011. Minnesota moose status: progress on Moose Advisory Committee recommendations. NRRI Technical Report NRRI/TR 2011-41.

Pelc, B., R.A. Montgomery, P.B. Reich. 2011. Frequency and timing of stem removal influence Corylus americana resprout vigor in oak savanna. Forest Ecology and Management 261:136-142, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.09.043.

Reich, P.B. 2011. Taking stock of forest carbon. Nature Climate Change 1: 346-347, doi:10.1038/nclimate1233.

Salk, T.T., L.E. Frelich, S.Sugita, R. Calcote, J.B. Ferrari, and R. Montgomery. 2011. Poor recruitment is changing the structure and species composition of an old-growth hemlock-hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management 261:1998-2006. [doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.02.026]

Schnitzer, S.A., J.N. Klironomos, J. Hille Ris Lambers, L.L. Kinkel, P.B. Reich, K. Xiao, M.C. Rillig, R.M. Callaway. 2011. Soil microbes drive the classic plant diversity – productivity pattern. Ecology 92: 296-303, doi:10.1890/10-0773.1.

Sun, S., and L.E. Frelich. 2011. Flowering phenology and height growth pattern are associated with maximum plant height, relative growth rate and stem tissue mass density in herbaceous grassland species. Journal of Ecology 99:991-1000. [doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01830.x]

van Ommen Kloeke A.E.E., J.C. Douma, J.C. Ordoñez, P.B. Reich, P.M. van Bodegom. 2011. Global quantification of contrasting leaf life span strategies for deciduous and evergreen species in response to environmental conditions.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 21(2): 224–235, DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00667.x

Wu, X., E.J. Duffy, P.B. Reich, S. Sun. 2011. A brown-world cascade in the dung decomposer food web of an alpine meadow: Effects of predator interactions and warming. Ecological Monographs 81: 313-328, doi:10.1890/10-0808.1.

Yuan, Z.Y., H.Y. Chen, P.B. Reich. 2011. Fine root nitrogen and phosphorus stoichiometry at the global scale. Nature Communications 2:344, doi:10.1038/ncomms1346