2008 Publications

Anderson, J., B. Beduhn, D. Current, J. Espeleta, C. Fissore, B. Gangeness, J. Harting, S. Hobbie, E. Nater, P. Reich. 2008. The Potential for Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration in Minnesota. A Report to the Department of Natural Resources from the Minnesota Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration Initiative. 74 pp.

Benedict, M.A., and L.E. Frelich. 2008. Site factors and black ash tree-ring growth in northern Minnesota. Forest Ecology and Management 255:3489-3493.

Burton, J.I., L.E. Frelich, and E.K. Zenner. 2008. Frost crack incidence in northern hardwood forests of the southern boreal- north temperate transition zone. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 25:133-138.

Castro, J., P.B. Reich, A. Sanchez-Miranda, J.D. Guerrero. 2008. Evidence that the negative relationship between seed mass and RGR is not a physiological effect but a trait linked to species identity: a within family analysis in Scots pine.  Tree Physiology 28:1077-1082.

Cornwell, W.K., Cornelissen J.H.C., Amatangelo K., Dorrepaal E., Eviner V.T., Godoy O., Hobbie S.E., Hoorens B., Kurokawa H., Perez-Harguindeguy N., Quested H.M., Santiago L.S., Wardle D.A., Wright I.J., Aerts R., Allison S., Van Bodegom P.M., Brovkin V., Chatain A., Callaghan T., Díaz S., Garnier E., Gurvich D.E., Kazakou E., Klein J.A., Read J., Reich P.B., Soudzilovskaia N.A., Vaieretti M.V., Westoby M. 2008. Plant species traits are the predominant control on litter decomposition rates within biomes worldwide.  Ecology Letters 11:1065-1071.

Domke, G.M. A.R. Ek, D.R. Becker, J.F. Espeleta, A.W. D’Amato, P.B. Reich, S. Suh, M.A. Kilgore, D.A. Current, H.M. Hoganson, T.E. Burk, C.R. Blinn. 2008. Assessment of Carbon Flows Associated with Forest Management and Biomass Procurement for the Laskin Biomass Facility. Staff Paper Series No. 198, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota. 31pp.

Frelich, L.E. 2008. Bicknell's geranium. Minnesota Conservation Volunteer 71(418):72-73.

Hale, C., L.E. Frelich, P.B. Reich, J. Pastor. 2008. Exotic earthworm effects on hardwood forest floor, soils and native plants: a mesocosm study.  Oecologia 155(3):509-518.

Holdsworth, A.R., Frelich L.E., Reich P.B. 2008. Litter decomposition in earthworm-invaded northern hardwood forests: Role of invasion degree and litter chemistry.  Ecoscience 15:536-544.

Knight, K., J. Oleksyn, A.M. Jagodzinski, P.B. Reich, M. Kasprowicz. 2008. Overstorey tree species regulate colonization by native and exotic plants: a source of positive relationships between understorey diversity and invasibility.  Diversity and Distributions 14:666-675.

Lau, J.A., J. Strengbom, L.R. Stone, P.B. Reich, P. Tiffin. 2008. Direct and indirect effects of CO2, nitrogen, and community diversity on plant–enemy interactions.  Ecology 89:226–236.

Lau, J.A., Peiffer J., Reich P.B., Tiffin P. 2008. Transgenerational effects of global environmental change: long-term CO2 and nitrogen treatments influence offspring growth response to elevated CO2.  Oecologia 158:141-150.

Lopez, O.R., Farris-Lopez, K., Montgomery, R.A., Givnish, T.J. 2008. Leaf phenology in relation to canopy closure as a determinant of shade tolerance in southern Appalachian trees.  American Journal of Botany 95:1395-1407.

Lusk, C.*, P.B. Reich*, R. Montgomery, D. Ackerly, J. Cavender-Bares. 2008. Why are evergreens so contrary about shade?  Trends Ecology Evolution 23(6): 299-303. [first two authors contributed equally to the paper]

Makarieva, A.M., V.G. Gorshkov, B.-L. Li, S. L. Chown, P.B. Reich, V.M. Gavrilove. 2008. Mean mass-specific metabolic rates are strikingly similar across life’s major domains: Evidence for life’s metabolic optimum.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105:16994–16999.

McMurtrie, R., R.J. Norby, B.E. Medlyn, R.C. Dewar, D.A. Pepper, P.B. Reich, C.V.M. Barton. 2008. Why is plant-growth response to elevated CO2 amplified when water is limiting but reduced when nitrogen is limiting? A growth-optimisation hypothesis.  Functional Plant Biology 35:521-534.

Milla R., P.B. Reich, Ü. Niinemets, P. Castro-Díez. 2008. Environmental and developmental controls on specific leaf area are little modified by leaf allometry.  Functional Ecology 22(3): 565–576.

Montgomery, R.A., G. Goldstein, T.J. Givnish 2008. Photoprotection of PSII in Hawaiian lobeliads from diverse light environments. Functional Plant Biology 35:595-605.

Montgomery, R.A. & T.J. Givnish. 2008. Adaptive radiation of photosynthetic physiology in the Hawaiian lobeliads: dynamic photosynthetic responses. Oecologia 155:455-467.

Ollinger, S., A. Richardson, M. Martin, D. Hollinger, S Frolking, P. Reich, L. Plourde, G. Katul, J. Munger, R. Orend, M.-L. Smith, K. Paw U, P. Bolstad, B. Cook, M. Day, T. Martin, R. Monson, H. Schmid. 2008. Canopy nitrogen, carbon assimilation, and albedo in temperate and boreal forests: Functional relations and potential climate feedbacks.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105(49):19336-41.

Peck, J.E., H.M. Hoganson, P.S. Muir, A.R. Ek, and L.E. Frelich. 2008. Using Inventory Projections to evaluate management options for the nontimber forest product of epiphytic moss. Forest Science 54:185-194.

Peck, J.E., and L.E. Frelich. 2008. Moss harvest truncates the successional development of epiphytic bryophytes in the Pacific Northwest. Ecological Applications 18:146-158.

Peterson, D., P.B. Reich. 2008. Fire frequency and tree canopy structure influence plant species diversity in a forest-grassland ecotone.  Plant Ecology 194:5-16.

Przybył, K., Karolewski, P., Oleksyn, J., Labędzki, A., Reich, P.B. 2008. Fungal diversity of Norway spruce litter: effects of site conditions and premature leaf fall caused by bark beetle outbreak.  Microbial Ecology 56:332-340.

Reich, P.B., E. Nater, S.E. Hobbie, J. Espeleta, C. Fissore, L. Olabisi, A. Ek. 2008. Comments on the Minnnesota Climate Change Advisory Group Recommendations. Appendix L, Compilation of Public Comments on Minnesota Climate Change Advisory Group Final Report, May 1, 2008, Minnesota Department of Commerce. 13 pp.

Reich, P.B., J. Oleksyn. 2008. Climate warming will reduce growth and survival of Scots pine except in the far north.  Ecology Letters 11(6):588-597.

Reich, P.B., M.G. Tjoelker, K.S. Pregitzer, I.J. Wright, J. Oleksyn, J.L. Machado. 2008. Scaling of Respiration to Nitrogen in Leaves, Stems, and Roots of Higher Land Plant. Ecology Letters 173(1): 110-120.

Rodríguez-Calcerrada J., J.A. Pardos, L. Gil, P.B. Reich, I. Aranda. 2008. Light response in seedlings of a temperate (Quercus petraea) and a sub-Mediterranean species (Quercus pyrenaica): contrasting ecological strategies as potential keys to regeneration performance in mixed marginal populations. Plant Ecology 195(2):273-285.

Rodríguez-Calcerrada J., P.B. Reich, E. Rosenqvist, J.A. Pardos, F.J. Cano, I. Aranda. 2008. Leaf physiological versus morphological acclimation to high-light exposure at different stages of foliar development in oak. Tree Physiology 28:761-771.

Schnitzer, S.A., R.A. Londre, Klironomos, P.B. Reich. 2008. Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2: Comment.  Ecology 89(2): 581-585.

Strengbom, J., Reich P.B., Ritchie M.E. 2008. High plant species diversity indirectly mitigates CO2- and N-induced effects on grasshopper growth.  Acta Oecologia 34:194-201.

Tjoelker, M.G., J. Oleksyn, P.B. Reich, R. Żytkowiak. 2008. Coupling of respiration, nitrogen, and sugars underlies convergent temperature acclimation in Pinus banksiana across wide-ranging sites and populations.  Global Change Biology 14: 782-797.

Tjoelker, M.G., Oleksyn, J., Lorenc-Plucinska, G., Reich, P.B. 2008. Acclimation of respiratory temperature responses in northern and southern populations of Pinus banksiana.  New Phytologist 181: 218–229.