2014 publications

Cornwell, W.K., Westoby, M., Falster, D.S., FitzJohn, R.G., O’Meara, B.C., Pennell, M., McGlinn, D.J., Eastman, J.M., Moles, A.T., Reich, P.B., Tank, D.C., Wright, I.J., Aarssen, L., Beaulieu, J.M., Kooyman, R.M., Leishman, M.R., Miller, E.T., Niinemets, Ü., Oleksyn, J., Ordonez, A., Royer, D.L., Smith, S.A., Stevens, P.F., Warman, L., Wilf, P., Zanne, A.E. 2014. Functional distinctiveness of major plant lineages. Journal of Ecology 102:345-356.

Eisenhauer, N., A. Stefanski, N.A. Fisichelli, K. Rice, R. Rich, P.B. Reich. 2014. Warming shifts 'worming': effects of experimental warming on invasive earthworms in northern North America. Scientific Reports 4:6890.

Fisichelli, N., A. Wright, K. Rice, A. Mau, C. Buschena, P.B. Reich. 2014. First-year seedlings and climate change: species-specific responses of 15 North American tree species.Oikos 11:1331–1340. doi: 10.1111/oik.01349

Fisichelli, N., L. Frelich, P.B. Reich. 2014. Temperate tree expansion into adjacent boreal forest patches facilitated by warmer temperatures. Ecography 37:152-161.

Flores, O., E. Garnier, I.J. Wright, P.B. Reich, S. Pierce, S. Dìaz and colleagues. 2014. An evolutionary perspective on leaf economics: phylogenetics of leaf mass per area in vascular plants. Ecology and Evolution 4(14):2799–2811.

Frelich, L.E. 2014. How to become a forest ecologist in only 40 years. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 95: 207-210.

Frelich, L.E. 2014. Understanding our changing forests. Minnesota 113(4), 24-25.

Gross, K., B. J. Cardinale, J.W. Fox, A. Gonzalez, M. Loreau, H.W. Polley, P. B. Reich, J. van Ruijven. 2014. Species richness and the temporal stability of biomass production: A new analysis of recent biodiversity experiments. American Naturalist 183:1-12.         

Handler, S.; Duveneck, M.; Iverson, L; Peters, E; Scheller, R; Wythers, K.; Brandt, L; Butler, P; Janowiak, M; Shannon, D; Swanston, C; Eagle, AC; Cohen, JG; Corner, R; Reich, PB, and others. 2014. Michigan forest ecosystem vulnerability assessment and synthesis: a report from the Northwoods Climate Change Response Framework project.  Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-129. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 229 pp.

Janowiak, M.K.; Iverson, L.R.; Mladenoff, D.J.; Peters, E.; Wythers, K.R.; Xi, W.; Brandt, L.A.; Butler, P.R.; Handler, S.D.; Shannon, P. D.; Swanston, C.; Parker, L.R.; Amman, A.J.; Bogaczyk, B.; Handler, C.; Lesch, E.; Reich, P.B.; Matthews, S.; Peters, M.; Prasad, A.; Khanal, S.; Liu, F.; Bal, T.; Bronson, D.; Burton, A.; Ferris, J.; Fosgitt, J.; Hagan, S.; Johnston, E.; Kane, E.; Matula, C.; O'Connor, R.; Higgins, D.; St. Pierre, M.; Daley, J.; Davenport, M.; Emery, M.R.; Fehringer, D.; Hoving, C.L.; Johnson, G.; Neitzel, D.; Notaro, M.; Rissman, A.; Rittenhouse, C.; Ziel, R. 2014. Forest ecosystem vulnerability assessment and synthesis for northern Wisconsin and western Upper Michigan: a report from the Northwoods Climate Change Response Framework Project. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-136. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 247 pp.

Kern, C.C., R.A. Montgomery, P.B. Reich, T.F. Strong. 2014. Harvest-Created Canopy Gaps Increase Species and Functional Trait Diversity of the Forest Ground-Layer Community. Forest Science 60: 335-344.

Lau, J.A., R.G. Shaw, P.B. Reich, P. Tiffin. 2014. Indirect effects drive evolutionary responses to global change. New Phytol 201:335-343.

Lebrija-Trejos, E., S. Joseph Wright, A. Hernández, P. B. Reich. 2014. Does relatedness matter? Phylogenetic density-dependent survival of seedlings in a tropical forest. Ecology 95:940-951.

Lohier, T., F. Jabot, D. Meziane, B. Shipley, P.B. Reich, G. Deffuant. 2014. Explaining ontogenetic shifts in root-shoot scaling with transient dynamics. Annals of Botany 114 (3): 513-524.  

Moles, A. et al. 2014.  What is a better predictor of plant traits: temperature or precipitation?  J Vegetation Science 25(5): 1167–1180.

Palik, B., R. Montgomery, P.B. Reich, S. Boyden. 2014.  Biomass growth response to spatial pattern of variable retention harvesting in a northern Minnesota pine ecosystem. Ecological Applications 24: 2078–2088.

Pietsch, K.A., K. Ogle, J. H.C. Cornelissen, W.K. Cornwell, G. Bönisch, J.M. Craine, B.G. Jackson, J. Kattge, D.A. Peltzer, J. Penuelas, P.B. Reich, D.A. Wardle, J.T. Weedon, I.J. Wright, A.E. Zanne, C. Wirth. 2014. Global relationship of leaf and wood decomposability: the role of trait spectra and phylogenetic history. Global Ecology & Biogeography 23 (9):1046–1057.

Price, C., I. Wright, D. Ackerly, U. Niinemets, P.B. Reich, E. Veneklaas. 2014. Are leaf functional traits “invariant” with plant size, and what is “invariance” anyway? Functional Ecology 28(6): 1330–1343.

Reich, P.B. 2014. The worldwide ‘fast-slow’ plant economics spectrum: a traits manifesto. (.pdf) Journal of Ecology 102: 275-301. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12211

Reich, P.B., S.E. Hobbie, T.D. Lee. 2014. Plant growth enhancement by elevated CO2 eliminated by joint water and nitrogen limitation. Nature Geoscience 7: 920–924, doi:10.1038/ngeo2284

Reich, P.B., Y. Luo, J. Bradford, H. Poorter, C. Perry, J. Oleksyn. 2014. Temperature drives global patterns in forest biomass allocation in leaves, stems and roots. (.pdf) Proc Natl Acad Sci 111(38): 13721–13726.

Reich, P.B., R. Rich, X. Lu, Y.-P. Wang, J. Oleksyn. 2014. Biogeographic variation in evergreen conifer needle longevity and impacts on boreal forest carbon cycle projections. (.pdf) Proc Natl Acad Sci 111: 13703-13708.

Rivest, D., A. Paquette, B. Shipley, P. Reich, C. Messier. 2014. Tree communities rapidly alter soil microbial resistance and resilience to drought. Functional Ecology 29(4):570–578, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12364

Roth, A., T. Whitfeld, A. Lodge, N. Eisenhauer, L. Frelich, P.B. Reich. 2014. Invasive earthworms interact with abiotic conditions to influence the invasion of common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica). (.pdf) Oecologia 10.1007/s00442-014-3175-4

Schwartzberg, E.G., M.A. Jamieson, K.F. Raffa, P.B. Reich, R.A. Montgomery, R.L. Lindroth. 2014. Simulated climate warming alters phenological synchrony between an outbreak insect herbivore and host trees. Oecologia 175:1041-1049.

Schlaghamersky, J., N. Eisenhauer, and L.E Frelich. 2014. Earthworm invasion alters enchytraied community composition and individual biomass in northern hardwood forests of North America. Applied Soil Ecology 83:159-169.

Thakur, M.P., Reich P.B., Eddy W.C., Stefanski A., Rich R., Hobbie, S.E., Eisenhauer, N. 2014. Some plants like it warmer: increased growth of three selected invasive plant species in soils with a history of experimental warming. (.pdf) Pedobiologia 57:57-60

Thakur, M.P., P.B. Reich, N. Fisichelli, A. Stefanski, S. Cesarz, T. Dobies, R. Rich, S.E. Hobbie, N. Eisenhauer. 2014. Nematode community shifts in response to experimental warming and canopy conditions are associated with plant community changes in the temperate-boreal forest ecotone. (.pdf) Oecologia 175:713-723.

Tobner, C.M., A. Paquette, P.B. Reich, D. Gravel, C. Messier. 2014. Advancing biodiversity – ecosystem functioning science using high-density tree-based experiments over functional diversity gradients. Oecologia 174: 609-621.

Violle, C., P.B. Reich, S. Pacala, B.J. Enquist, J. Kattge. 2014. The emergence of functional biogeography. [Introduction to Special Feature], Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 111(38):13690–13696.

Whitfeld, T., A. Lodge, A. Roth, P.B. Reich. 2014. Community phylogenetic diversity and abiotic site characteristics influence abundance of the invasive plant Rhamnus cathartica L. J. Plant Ecology 7: 202-209.

Whitfeld, T., A. Roth, A. Lodge, N. Eisenhauer, L.E. Freich, P.B. Reich. 2014. Resident plant diversity and introduced earthworms have contrasting effects on the success of invasive plants. (.pdf) Biological Invasions 16:2181–2193.

Wright, A., S.A. Schnitzer, P.B. Reich. 2014. Living close to your neighbors – the importance of both competition and facilitation in plant communities.  Ecology 95:2213–2223.

Wright, I.J., D.L. Royer, A. Ordonez, J. Oleksyn, P.B. Reich. 2014. Global Leaf Phenology Database. Data from: Three keys to the radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments. Nature. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.63q27/5.

Zanne, A.E., Tank, D.C., Cornwell, W.K., Eastman, J.M., Smith, S.A., FitzJohn, R.G., McGlinn, D.J., O'Meara, B.C., Moles, A.T., Reich, P.B., Royer, D.L., Soltis, D.E., Stevens, P.F., Westoby, M., Wright, I.J., Aarssen, L., Bertin, R.I., Calaminus, A., Govaerts, R., Hemmings, F., Leishman, M.R., Oleksyn, J., Soltis, P.S., Swenson, N.G., Warman, L., Beaulieu J.M. 2014. Three keys to the radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments. Nature 506:89-92.