Eric Garnier

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing the effects of land-use change on plant traits, communities and ecosystem functioning in grasslands: a standardized methodology and lessons from an application to 11 European sites
    Eric Garnier
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ann Bot 99:967-85. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The worldwide leaf economics spectrum
    Ian J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia
    Nature 428:821-7. 2004
  3. pmc Litter quality and decomposability of species from a Mediterranean succession depend on leaf traits but not on nitrogen supply
    Elena Kazakou
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive UMR 5175, 1919 route de Mende 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ann Bot 104:1151-61. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Competition, traits and resource depletion in plant communities
    Cyrille Violle
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175, Montpellier, France
    Oecologia 160:747-55. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Ecosystem productivity can be predicted from potential relative growth rate and species abundance
    Denis Vile
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175 CNRS, 1919, route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ecol Lett 9:1061-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A structural equation model to integrate changes in functional strategies during old-field succession
    Denis Vile
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive UMR 5175, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montpellier, France
    Ecology 87:504-17. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Relating root structure and anatomy to whole-plant functioning in 14 herbaceous Mediterranean species
    Irène Hummel
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS, UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    New Phytol 173:313-21. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Contribution of leaf life span and nutrient resorption to mean residence time: elasticity analysis
    Elena Kazakou
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier 5, France
    Ecology 88:1857-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Specific leaf area and dry matter content estimate thickness in laminar leaves
    Denis Vile
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS, UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ann Bot 96:1129-36. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Plant species traits are the predominant control on litter decomposition rates within biomes worldwide
    William K Cornwell
    Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Systems Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ecol Lett 11:1065-71. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Assessing the effects of land-use change on plant traits, communities and ecosystem functioning in grasslands: a standardized methodology and lessons from an application to 11 European sites
    Eric Garnier
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ann Bot 99:967-85. 2007
    ..It assumes that species traits are central to these impacts, and is designed to be applicable in different historical, climatic contexts and local settings. Preliminary results are presented to show its applicability...
  2. ncbi request reprint The worldwide leaf economics spectrum
    Ian J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia
    Nature 428:821-7. 2004
    ..Reliable quantification of the leaf economics spectrum and its interaction with climate will prove valuable for modelling nutrient fluxes and vegetation boundaries under changing land-use and climate...
  3. pmc Litter quality and decomposability of species from a Mediterranean succession depend on leaf traits but not on nitrogen supply
    Elena Kazakou
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive UMR 5175, 1919 route de Mende 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ann Bot 104:1151-61. 2009
    ..grown on soils with low and high nitrogen levels produce leaf and litter traits that decompose differently under identical conditions; and (b) assess which trait of living leaves best relates to litter quality and litter decomposability..
  4. doi request reprint Competition, traits and resource depletion in plant communities
    Cyrille Violle
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175, Montpellier, France
    Oecologia 160:747-55. 2009
    ..Our results demonstrated the relevance of instantaneous measures of plant traits as indicators of resource depletion over time, validating the trait-based approach for competition ecology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ecosystem productivity can be predicted from potential relative growth rate and species abundance
    Denis Vile
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175 CNRS, 1919, route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ecol Lett 9:1061-7. 2006
    ..Our study shows that scaling-up from the potential properties of individual species is possible, and that information on potential and realized species traits can be integrated to predict ecosystem functioning...
  6. ncbi request reprint A structural equation model to integrate changes in functional strategies during old-field succession
    Denis Vile
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive UMR 5175, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montpellier, France
    Ecology 87:504-17. 2006
    ..Maximum plant height and seed mass were major determinants of reproductive phenology. Our results show that beyond verbal conceptualization, plant ecological strategies can be quantified and modeled...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relating root structure and anatomy to whole-plant functioning in 14 herbaceous Mediterranean species
    Irène Hummel
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS, UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    New Phytol 173:313-21. 2007
    ..These results suggested that RGR(max) and H(max) are constrained by opposite root structural and anatomical traits, which have potential links with hydraulic conductance, support and longevity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contribution of leaf life span and nutrient resorption to mean residence time: elasticity analysis
    Elena Kazakou
    CNRS, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier 5, France
    Ecology 88:1857-63. 2007
    ..For this, we used 18 plant species from three stages of a Mediterranean old-field succession, grown in a common garden experiment at two levels of nitrogen supply...
  9. ncbi request reprint Specific leaf area and dry matter content estimate thickness in laminar leaves
    Denis Vile
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS, UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Ann Bot 96:1129-36. 2005
    ..SLA and LDMC are two leaf traits that are both more easily measurable and often reported in the literature...
  10. doi request reprint Plant species traits are the predominant control on litter decomposition rates within biomes worldwide
    William K Cornwell
    Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Systems Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ecol Lett 11:1065-71. 2008
    ..This connection between plant strategies and decomposability is crucial for both understanding vegetation-soil feedbacks, and for improving forecasts of the global carbon cycle...
  11. ncbi request reprint From plant traits to plant communities: a statistical mechanistic approach to biodiversity
    Bill Shipley
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1K 2R1, Canada
    Science 314:812-4. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing the generality of global leaf trait relationships
    Ian J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
    New Phytol 166:485-96. 2005
    ..Much, but not all, heterogeneity can be explained by variation in sample size alone. PNUE can also be considered as part of this trait spectrum, whereas leaf K and N : P ratios are only loosely related...
  13. pmc Two measurement methods of leaf dry matter content produce similar results in a broad range of species
    María Victoria Vaieretti
    Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal, CONICET UNC and FCEFyN, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Casilla de Correo 495, 5000 Cordoba, Argentina
    Ann Bot 99:955-8. 2007
    ..These are the 'complete rehydration' protocol of Garnier et al. (2001, Functional Ecology 15: 688-695) and the 'partial rehydration' protocol of Vendramini et al. (2002, New Phytologist 154: 147-157)...