2003 Publications

Craine, J. M., D. A. Wedin, F. S. Chapin, III, P. B. Reich. 2003. The dependence of root system properties on root system biomass of 10 North American grassland species. Plant and Soil 250:39-47.

Craine, J.M, P.B. Reich, D.G. Tilman, D. Ellsworth, D. Wedin, J. Fargione, J. Knops, S. Naeem. 2003. The role of plant species in biomass production and response to elevated CO2 and N. Ecology Letters 6:623-630.

Dickie, I.A., P.G. Avis, D.J. McLaughlin, P.B. Reich. 2003. Good-Enough RFLP Matcher (GERM) Program. Mycorrhiza 13:171-172.

Dovciak, M., P.B. Reich, L.E. Frelich. 2003. Seed rain, safe sites, competing vegetation, and soil resources spatially structure white pine (Pinus strobus L.) regeneration and recruitment. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:1892-1904.

Frelich, L.E., J. Machado, and P.B. Reich. 2003. Fine-scale environmental variation and structure of understory plant communities in two old-growth pine forests. Journal of Ecology 91:283-293.

Frelich, L.E. and P.B. Reich. 2003. Perspectives on development of definitions and values related to old-growth forests. A chapter in Old-Growth Forests in Canada--A Science Perspective, edited by A. Moesseler

Kieliszewska-Rokicka, B., J. Oleksyn, R. Zytkowiak, P.B. Reich. 2003. Links between root carbohydrates and seasonal patterns of soil microbial activity of diverse Pinus sylvestris populations grown in a provenance plantation. Polish Journal of Botany 72:167-173.

Lee, T., P. Reich, M.G. Tjoelker. 2003. Legume presence increases photosynthesis and N concentrations of co-occurring non-fixers but does not modulate their responsiveness to carbon dioxide enrichment. Oecologia 137:22-31.

Lee, T., M. Tjoelker, M.P. Russelle, P.B. Reich. 2003. Contrasting growth responses of an N2-fixing and non N2-fixing forb to elevated carbon dioxide: dependence on soil N supply. Plant and Soil 255:475-486.

Lusk, C.H., Wright, I., Reich, P.B. 2003. Photosynthetic differences contribute to competitive advantage of evergreen angiosperm trees over evergreen conifers in productive habitats. New Phytologist 160(2):329-336.

Machado, J-L., M.B. Walters, P.B. Reich. 2003. Below-ground resources limit seedling growth in forest understories but do not alter biomass distribution. Annals of Forest Research 60:319-330.

Mitchell, C.E. P.B. Reich, D. Tilman, J.V. Groth. 2003. Effects of elevated CO2, nitrogen deposition, and decreased species diversity on foliar fungal plant disease. Global Change Biology 9(3):438-451.

Nicotra, A.B., R.L. Chazdon & R.A. Montgomery. 2003. Sexes show contrasting patterns of leaf and crown carbon gain in a dioecious rainforest shrub. American Journal of Botany 90:347-355.

Oleksyn J., Reich P.B., Żytkowiak R., Karolewski P., Tjoelker M.G. 2003. Nutrient conservation increases with latitude of origin in European Pinus sylvestris populations. Oecologia 136:220-135.

Reich, P.B., C. Buschena, M. Tjoelker, K. Wrage, J. Knops, D. Tilman, J-L Machado. 2003. Variation in growth rate and ecophysiology among 34 grassland and savanna species under contrasting N supply: a test of functional group differences. New Phytologist 157:617-631.

Reich P.B., Wright I.J., Cavender-Bares J., Craine J.M., Oleksyn J., Westoby M., Walters M.B. 2003. The evolution of plant functional variation: traits, spectra, and strategies. International Journal of Plant Sciences 164(3 Suppl.): S143-S164.

Withington, J.M., Elkin, A.D., Bułaj, B., Olesiński, J., Tracy, K.N., Bouma, T.J., Oleksyn, J., Anderson, L.J., Modrzyński, J., Reich, P.B., Eissenstat, D.M. 2003. The impact of material used for minirhizotron tubes for root research. New Phytologist 160:533-544.

Wolf, J, N.C. Johnson, D.L. Rowland, P.B. Reich. 2003. Elevated carbon dioxide and plant diversity impact arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal spore communities. New Phytologist 157:579-588.

Wright, I.J, P.B. Reich, M. Westoby. 2003. Least-Cost Input Mixtures of Water and Nitrogen for Photosynthesis. American Naturalist 161:98-111.