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Title: Trait covariance: the functional warp of plant diversity?

Abstract

In 300 BC Ancient Greece, Theophrastus was one of the first to organize the diversity of plant life on Earth into categories of function and use (Theophrastus, 1916). Currently, scientists are still working to simplify the vast array of plant species and forms in order to distill general features of plant function, structure, and strategy.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  2. Univ. of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (United States)
  3. Univ. of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC (Canada)
  4. Univ. of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
OSTI Identifier:
1410199
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
New Phytologist
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 216; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0028-646X
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; ecosystem models; plant strategies; plant trait; root and mycorrhizal traits; terrestrial biosphere models; trait covariance; trait-based modelling

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Walker, Anthony P., McCormack, M. Luke, Messier, Julie, Myers-Smith, Isla H., and Wullschleger, Stan D. Trait covariance: the functional warp of plant diversity?. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1111/nph.14853.
Walker, Anthony P., McCormack, M. Luke, Messier, Julie, Myers-Smith, Isla H., & Wullschleger, Stan D. Trait covariance: the functional warp of plant diversity?. United States. doi:10.1111/nph.14853.
Walker, Anthony P., McCormack, M. Luke, Messier, Julie, Myers-Smith, Isla H., and Wullschleger, Stan D. Tue . "Trait covariance: the functional warp of plant diversity?". United States. doi:10.1111/nph.14853. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1410199.
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title = {Trait covariance: the functional warp of plant diversity?},
author = {Walker, Anthony P. and McCormack, M. Luke and Messier, Julie and Myers-Smith, Isla H. and Wullschleger, Stan D.},
abstractNote = {In 300 BC Ancient Greece, Theophrastus was one of the first to organize the diversity of plant life on Earth into categories of function and use (Theophrastus, 1916). Currently, scientists are still working to simplify the vast array of plant species and forms in order to distill general features of plant function, structure, and strategy.},
doi = {10.1111/nph.14853},
journal = {New Phytologist},
number = 4,
volume = 216,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {11}
}

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