2012 publications

Boyden, S., R. Montgomery, P.B. Reich, B. Palik. 2012. Seeing the forest for the heterogeneous trees: stand-scale resource distributions emerge from tree-scale structure.  Ecological Applications 22(5): 1578–1588.

Brzostek, E.R., Blair, J.M., Dukes, J.S., Frey, S.D., Hobbie, S.E., Melillo, J.M., Mitchell, R.J., Pendall, E., Reich, P.B., Shaver, G.R. et al. 2012. The effect of experimental warming and precipitation change on proteolytic enzyme activity: Positive feedbacks to nitrogen availability are not universal.  Global Change Biology 18(8): 2617-2625.

Cavender-Bares, J., P.B. Reich. 2012. Shocks to the system: Community assembly of the oak savanna in a 40-year fire frequency experiment.  Ecology 93(8): S52-S69.

Clark, C.M., D.F.B. Flynn, B.J. Butterfield, P.B. Reich. 2012. Testing the link between functional diversity and ecosystem functioning in a Minnesota grassland experiment.  PLoS ONE 7(12):e52821 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052821

Deng, Y., Z. He, M. Xu, Y. Qin, J.D. Van Nostrand, L. Wu , B.A. Roe, G. Wiley, S.E. Hobbie, P.B. Reich, J. Zhou. 2012. Elevated carbon dioxide alters the structure of soil microbial communities.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(8): 2991-2995.

Eisenhauer, N., Reich, P.B. 2012. Above- and belowground inputs both fuel soil food webs.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry 45:156-160. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.10.019

Eisenhauer, N., Fisichelli, N.A., Frelich, L.E., Reich P.B. 2012. Interactive effects of global warming and 'global worming' on the initial establishment of native and exotic herbaceous plant species.  Oikos 121(7): 1121–1133, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19807x.

Eisenhauer, N., Cesarz, S., Koller, R., Worm, K., Reich, P.B. 2011. Global change below ground: impacts of elevated CO2, nitrogen and summer drought on soil food webs and biodiversity.  Global Change Biology 18:435–447, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02555.x.

Eisenhauer, N., P.B. Reich, F. Isbell. 2012. Decomposer diversity and identity influence plant diversity effects on ecosystem functioning. Ecology 93(10): 2227–2240.  

Eisenhauer, N., P.B. Reich, S. Scheu. 2012. Increasing plant diversity effects on productivity with time due to delayed soil biota effects on plants. Basic Applied Ecology 13(7): 571–578, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2012.09.002.

Falster, D.S.*, P.B. Reich*, D.S. Ellsworth, I.J. Wright, M. Westoby, J. Oleksyn, T.D. Lee. 2012. Lifetime return on investment increases with leaf lifespan among 10 Australian woodland species.  New Phytologist 193: 409–419, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03940.x [*first two authors contributed equally to the paper]   

Fisichelli, N., L.E. Frelich, P.B. Reich. 2012. Sapling growth responses to warmer temperatures ‘cooled’ by browse pressure. Global Change Biology 18(11): 3455–3463, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02785.x       

Frelich, L.E., R.O. Peterson, M. Dovčiak, P.B. Reich, J.A. Vucetich, N. Eisenhauer. 2012. Trophic cascades, invasive species, and body-size hierarchies interactively modulate climate change responses of ecotonal temperate-boreal forest. Phil Trans Roy Soc. 367:2955–2961.

Frelich, L.E., A.R. Ek, J.N. Zobel, and K.M. Paige. 2012. Forest wildlife habitat description and data for Minnesota species. Staff Paper Series No. 219. St. Paul, MN: Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota.

Frelich, L.E., and E.J. Ostuno. 2012. Estimating wind speeds of convective storms from tree damage. Electronic Journal of Severe Storms Meteorology 7(9):1-19.

Goll, D.S., V. Brovkin, B.R. Parida, C.H. Reick, J. Kattge, P.B. Reich, P.M. van Bodegom, Ü. Niinemets. 2012. Nutrient limitation reduces land carbon uptake in simulations with a model of combined carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling.  Biogeosciences 9:3547–3569.

He, Z., Y. Piceno, Y. Deng, M. Xu, Z. Lu, T. Desantis, G. Andersen, S.E. Hobbie, P.B. Reich, J. Zhou. 2012. The phylogenetic composition and structure of soil microbial communities shifts in response to elevated carbon dioxide.  ISME Journal 6(2):259-272.

Holdsworth, A., L.E. Frelich, P.B. Reich. 2012. Leaf litter disappearance in earthworm-invaded northern hardwood forests: role of tree species and the chemistry and diversity of litter.  Ecosystems 15(6): 913-926, DOI: 10.1007/s10021-012-9554-y

Johnson, K.A., G. Dana, N.R. Jordan, K.J. Draeger, A. Kapuscinski, L.K. Schmitt Olabisi, P.B. Reich. 2012. Using Participatory Scenarios to Stimulate Social Learning for Collaborative Sustainable Development. Ecology and Society 17:9.          

Kern, C.C., R.A. Montgomery, P.B. Reich, T.F. Strong.  2012. Canopy gap size influences niche partitioning of the ground-layer plant community in a temperate northern hardwood forest, U.S.A.  J  Plant Ecology 1–12, doi:10.1093/jpe/rts016.

Kern, C.C., P.B. Reich, R.A. Montgomery, T.F. Strong. 2012. Yellow birch, northern red oak, eastern white pine, and eastern hemlock seedling growth and survival: Do deer and shrubs override canopy gap size effects?  Forest Ecology and Management 267:134–143, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2011.12.002

Koele, N., I. A. Dickie, J. Oleksyn, S. J. Richardson, P. B Reich. 2012. No globally consistent effect of ectomycorrhizal status on foliar traits.  New Phytologist 196:845-852, doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.0429

Moles, A.T., H. Flores-Moreno, S.P. Bonser, D.I.Warton, A. Helm, L. Warman, D.J. Eldridge, E. Jurado, F.A. Hemmings, P.B. Reich, J. Cavender-Bares, E.W. Seabloom, M. M. Mayfield, D. Sheil, J.C. Djietror, P.L. Peri, L. Enrico, M.R. Cabido, S.A. Setterfield, C. E.R. Lehmann, F.J. Thomson. 2012. Invasions: the trail behind, the path ahead, and a test of a disturbing idea.  Journal of Ecology 100:116–127, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01915.x.

Mueller, K.E., .DM. Eissenstat, S.E. Hobbie, J. Oleksyn, A.M. Jagodzinski, P.B. Reich, O.A. Chadwick, J. Chorover. 2012. Tree species effects on coupled cycles of carbon, nitrogen, and acidity in mineral soils at a common garden experiment.  Biogeochemistry  1-14, doi:10.1007/s10533-011-9695-7.

Mueller, K.E., S.E. Hobbie, J. Oleksyn, P.B. Reich, D.M. Eissenstat. 2012. Do evergreen and deciduous tree differ in their effects on soil nitrogen availability.  Ecology 93:1463-1472.

Norris, M.D., P.G. Avis, P.B. Reich, S.E. Hobbie. 2012. Positive feedbacks between decomposition and soil nitrogen availability along fertility gradients. Plant and Soil 367: 347-361, DOI: 10.1007/s11104-012-1449-3

Poorter, H., K. Niklas, P.B. Reich, J. Oleksyn, P. Poot, L. Mommer. 2012. Biomass allocation to leaves, stems and roots: meta-analyses of interspecific variation and environmental control. New Phytologist 193(1): 30–50, doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03952.x

Reich, P.B. 2012. Key canopy traits drive forest productivity.  Proceedings Roy Soc. B. 279(1736): 2128-34, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2270

Reich, P.B., Hobbie, S.E. 2012. Decade-long soil nitrogen constraint on the CO2 fertilization of plant biomass.  Nature Climate Change 3:278–282, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1694

Reich, P.B., L. Frelich, R. Voldseth, P. Bakken, E.C. Adair.  2012. Understorey diversity in southern boreal forests is regulated by productivity and its indirect impacts on resource availability and heterogeneity.  J Ecology 100: 539-545, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01922.x

Reich, P.B., Tilman, D., Isbell, F., Mueller, K., Hobbie, S.E., Flynn, D.F.B., Eisenhauer, N. 2012. Impacts of biodiversity loss escalate through time as redundancy fades.  Science 336: 589-592. DOI: 10.1126/science.1217909

Reid, J.P., E.C. Adair, S.E. Hobbie, P.B. Reich. 2012. Biodiversity, nitrogen deposition and CO2 affect grassland soil carbon cycling but not storage.  Ecosystems 15(4): 580-590.

Robakowski, P., Y. Li, P.B. Reich. 2012. Local ecotypic and species range-related adaptation influence photosynthetic temperature optima in deciduous broadleaved trees.  Plant Ecology 213: 113–125, doi:10.1007/s11258-011-0011-3.

Schlaghamersky, J., and L.E. Frelich. 2012. First records of Parergodrilus heideri (Annelida: "Polychaeta") from North America. Zootaxa 3498:81-86.

Shan, H., J. Kattge, P.B. Reich, A. Banerjee, F. Schrodt, M. Reichstein. 2012. Gap Filling in the Plant Kingdom -Trait Prediction Using Hierarchical Probabilistic Matrix Factorization.  International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML).

Sperry, J.S., D.D. Smith, V.M. Savage, B.J. Enquist, K.A. McCulloh, P.B. Reich, L.P. Bentley, E.I. von Allmen. 2012. A species-level model for metabolic scaling in trees. I. Exploring boundaries to scaling space within and across species.  Functional Ecology 26(5):1054–1065, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.02022.x 

Swenson, N.G., B.J. Enquist, J. Pither, A.J. Kerkhoff, B. Boyle, M.D. Weiser, J.J. Elser, W.F. Fagan, J. Forero-Montaña, N. Fyllas, N.J.B. Kraft, J.K. Lake, A.T. Moles, S. Patiño, O.L. Phillips, C.A. Price, P.B. Reich, C.A. Quesada, J.C. Stegen, R. Valencia, I.J. Wright, S.J. Wright, S. Andelman, C.M. Hulshof, P.M. Jørgensen, T.E. Lacher Jr., A. Monteagudo, M. Percy Núñez Vargas, R. Vasquez, K. Nolting. 2012. The biogeography and filtering of woody plant functional diversity in North and South America.  Global Ecology Biogeography 21(8): 798–808, DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00727.x

Tilman, D., P.B. Reich, F. Isbell. 2012. Biodiversity impacts ecosystem productivity as much as resources, disturbance, or herbivory.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109:10394.

van Ommen Kloeke, A.E.E., J.C. Douma, J.C. Ordoñez, P.B. Reich, P.M. van Bodegom. 2012. Global quantification of contrasting leaf life span strategies for deciduous and evergreen species in response to environmental conditions.  Global Ecol Biog 21:224-235. Article first published online: 11 MAY 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00667.x  

Von Allmen, E.I., J.S. Sperry, D.D. Smith, V.M. Savage, B.J. Enquist, P.B. Reich, L.P. Bentley. A species-level model for metabolic scaling of trees. II. Testing in a ring- and diffuse-porous species.  Functional Ecology 26:1066–1076.   

Wang, Y.P., X.J. Lu, I.J. Wright, Y.J. Dai, P.J. Rayner, P.B. Reich. 2012. Correlations among leaf traits provide a significant constraint on the estimate of global gross primary production.  Geophysical Research Letters 39: L19405, doi:10.1029/2012GL05346

Wright, A., S.A. Schnitzer, I.A. Dickie, A.R. Gunderson, G.A. Pinter, S.A. Mangan, P.B. Reich. 2012. Complex facilitation and competition in a temperate grassland: loss of plant diversity and elevated CO2 have divergent and opposite effects on oak establishment.  Oecologia 171(2): 449-58, DOI 10.1007/s00442-012-2420-y

Wyka, T.P., J. Oleksyn, R. Żytkowiak, P. Karolewski, A.M. Jagodziński, P.B. Reich. 2012. Responses of leaf structure and photosynthetic properties to intra-canopy light gradients: a common garden test with four angiosperm and seven gymnosperm tree species.  Oecologia 170:1–14, DOI 10.1007/s00442-012-2279-y.

Zhang, Y., H.Y.H. Chen, P.B. Reich. 2012. Forest productivity increases with evenness, species richness and trait variation: a global meta-analysis.  Journal of Ecology 100(3): 742–749, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01944.x