Frank J Sterck

Summary

Affiliation: Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance of trees in forest canopies: explorations with a bottom-up functional-structural plant growth model
    F J Sterck
    Utrecht University, Plant Sciences, PO Box 80084, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 166:827-43. 2005
  2. pmc Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi enhance photosynthesis, water use efficiency, and growth of frankincense seedlings under pulsed water availability conditions
    Emiru Birhane
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 169:895-904. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Leaf traits determine the growth-survival trade-off across rain forest tree species
    F J Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 167:758-65. 2006
  4. pmc Functional traits determine trade-offs and niches in a tropical forest community
    Frank Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, 6700 AA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:20627-32. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Persisting soil drought reduces leaf specific conductivity in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens)
    Frank J Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 28:529-36. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Modelling functional trait acclimation for trees of different height in a forest light gradient: emergent patterns driven by carbon gain maximization
    Frank Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Management Group, Wageningen University, Post box 47, 6708 PB, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 31:1024-37. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Leaf gas exchange in the frankincense tree (Boswellia papyrifera) of African dry woodlands
    Tefera Mengistu
    Centre for Ecosystem Studies, Forest Ecology and Forest Management, Wageningen University, Wageningen 6700AA, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 31:740-50. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Frankincense tapping reduces the carbohydrate storage of Boswellia trees
    Tefera Mengistu
    Centre for Ecosystem Studies, Forest Ecology and Forest Management, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 33:601-8. 2013
  9. pmc Deciduous and evergreen trees differ in juvenile biomass allometries because of differences in allocation to root storage
    Kyle W Tomlinson
    Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Bot 112:575-87. 2013
  10. pmc Resin secretory structures of Boswellia papyrifera and implications for frankincense yield
    Motuma Tolera
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Bot 111:61-8. 2013

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance of trees in forest canopies: explorations with a bottom-up functional-structural plant growth model
    F J Sterck
    Utrecht University, Plant Sciences, PO Box 80084, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 166:827-43. 2005
    ..The model successfully unravels the interaction effects of different constraints and strategies on tree growth in different canopy light environments...
  2. pmc Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi enhance photosynthesis, water use efficiency, and growth of frankincense seedlings under pulsed water availability conditions
    Emiru Birhane
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 169:895-904. 2012
    ..Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article (doi:10.1007/s00442-012-2258-3) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users...
  3. ncbi request reprint Leaf traits determine the growth-survival trade-off across rain forest tree species
    F J Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 167:758-65. 2006
    ..These results show how leaf trade-offs influence differential tree performance and tree species' coexistence in a heterogeneous light environment...
  4. pmc Functional traits determine trade-offs and niches in a tropical forest community
    Frank Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, 6700 AA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:20627-32. 2011
    ..The trait-based biophysical model thus explains how functional traits cause functional divergence across species and whether such divergence contributes to niche separation along resource gradients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Persisting soil drought reduces leaf specific conductivity in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens)
    Frank J Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 28:529-36. 2008
    ..Dynamic data and a hydraulic plant growth model are needed to test how investments in leaves versus sapwood and roots contribute to transpiration and to maximizing carbon gain throughout entire growth seasons...
  6. doi request reprint Modelling functional trait acclimation for trees of different height in a forest light gradient: emergent patterns driven by carbon gain maximization
    Frank Sterck
    Forest Ecology and Management Group, Wageningen University, Post box 47, 6708 PB, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 31:1024-37. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Leaf gas exchange in the frankincense tree (Boswellia papyrifera) of African dry woodlands
    Tefera Mengistu
    Centre for Ecosystem Studies, Forest Ecology and Forest Management, Wageningen University, Wageningen 6700AA, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 31:740-50. 2011
    ..Gas exchange was thus limited by a high VPD or low light levels during the wet season, despite the ability of the species to acclimate to different conditions...
  8. doi request reprint Frankincense tapping reduces the carbohydrate storage of Boswellia trees
    Tefera Mengistu
    Centre for Ecosystem Studies, Forest Ecology and Forest Management, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Tree Physiol 33:601-8. 2013
    ..But current resin tapping practices are intensive and may weaken Boswellia populations, jeopardizing future frankincense production. ..
  9. pmc Deciduous and evergreen trees differ in juvenile biomass allometries because of differences in allocation to root storage
    Kyle W Tomlinson
    Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Bot 112:575-87. 2013
    ..It was further expected that changes to root carbohydrate storage and biomass allometry under different soil nutrient supply conditions would be greater for deciduous species than for evergreen species...
  10. pmc Resin secretory structures of Boswellia papyrifera and implications for frankincense yield
    Motuma Tolera
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Bot 111:61-8. 2013
    ..This study describes the type, architecture and distribution of resin secretory structures of B. papyrifera and its relevance for the ecophysiology and economic use of the tree...
  11. ncbi request reprint Wood mechanics, allometry, and life-history variation in a tropical rain forest tree community
    H A van Gelder
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 171:367-78. 2006
    ..Light demand and adult stature affect wood properties, tree architecture and plant performance in different ways, contributing to the coexistence of rain forest species...
  12. doi request reprint Water-use strategies of six co-existing Mediterranean woody species during a summer drought
    José L Quero
    Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group, Centre for Ecosystem Studies, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 166:45-57. 2011
    ..The observed dissimilar patterns of gas exchange, hydraulics and morphology across species seem to be equally successful given that photosynthesis at the leaf level was maintained at similar rates over the whole dry period...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stomatal regulation by microclimate and tree water relations: interpreting ecophysiological field data with a hydraulic plant model
    Roman Zweifel
    Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Forest Ecosystem Processes, Zürcherstrasse 111, CH 8903 Birmensdorf, Switzerland
    J Exp Bot 58:2113-31. 2007
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