Hans Cornelissen

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Plant functional traits are the features (morphological, physiological, phenological) that represent ecological strategies and determine how plants respond to environmental factors, affect other trophic levels and influence ecosystem properties. Variation in plant functional traits, and trait syndromes, has proven useful for tacklingmany important(More)
Kimberley J. Simpson, Brad S. Ripley, Pascal-Antoine Christin, Claire M. Belcher, Caroline E. R. Lehmann, Gavin H. Thomas and Colin P. Osborne* Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK; Department of Botany, Rhodes University, PO Box 94, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa; College of Life and Environmental(More)
April 23, 2004 a symposium was held at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, entitled Plants and (Present and Past) Climate Change on the occasion of the new Chair on Climate – Biosphere Interactions for Jelte Rozema. The aim of that Chair is to promote research on how climate affects or affected the biosphere and vice versa both in the(More)
Divergence of aboveand belowground C and N pool within predominant plant species along two precipitation gradients in north China X. H. Ye, X. Pan, W. K. Cornwell, S. Q. Gao, M. Dong, and J. H. C. Cornelissen State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China Systems Ecology,(More)
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