D D Ackerly

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal reproductive allocation in annuals and an informational constraint on plasticity
    Theodore G Wong
    Department of Biology, Bryn Mawr College, 101 North Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, USA
    New Phytol 166:159-71. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Taxon sampling, correlated evolution, and independent contrasts
    D D Ackerly
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, California 94305, USA
    Evolution 54:1480-92. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Adaptation, niche conservatism, and convergence: comparative studies of leaf evolution in the California chaparral
    David D Ackerly
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am Nat 163:654-71. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of hydraulic traits in closely related species pairs from Mediterranean and nonMediterranean environments of North America
    Radika Bhaskar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    New Phytol 176:718-26. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The velocity of climate change
    Scott R Loarie
    Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nature 462:1052-5. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A trait-based test for habitat filtering: convex hull volume
    William K Cornwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, California 94305, USA
    Ecology 87:1465-71. 2006
  7. pmc Relationships among ecologically important dimensions of plant trait variation in seven neotropical forests
    Ian J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia
    Ann Bot 99:1003-15. 2007
  8. 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
  9. pmc Climate change and the future of California's endemic flora
    Scott R Loarie
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2502. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Why are evergreen leaves so contrary about shade?
    Christopher H Lusk
    Department of Biological Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:299-303. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal reproductive allocation in annuals and an informational constraint on plasticity
    Theodore G Wong
    Department of Biology, Bryn Mawr College, 101 North Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, USA
    New Phytol 166:159-71. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Taxon sampling, correlated evolution, and independent contrasts
    D D Ackerly
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, California 94305, USA
    Evolution 54:1480-92. 2000
    ..These results provide guidance for selecting species and applying comparative methods to optimize the performance of statistical tests of trait associations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adaptation, niche conservatism, and convergence: comparative studies of leaf evolution in the California chaparral
    David D Ackerly
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am Nat 163:654-71. 2004
    ..These results illustrate how biogeographic history may influence patterns of trait evolution and adaptation and highlight the contribution of ecological sorting processes to the assembly and functional ecology of regional biotas...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of hydraulic traits in closely related species pairs from Mediterranean and nonMediterranean environments of North America
    Radika Bhaskar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    New Phytol 176:718-26. 2007
    ..This response is consistent with a hydraulic strategy of high leaf water supply under high evaporative demand to prevent excessive drops in water potential...
  5. doi request reprint The velocity of climate change
    Scott R Loarie
    Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nature 462:1052-5. 2009
    ..Montane landscapes may effectively shelter many species into the next century. Elsewhere, reduced emissions, a much expanded network of protected areas, or efforts to increase species movement may be necessary...
  6. ncbi request reprint A trait-based test for habitat filtering: convex hull volume
    William K Cornwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, California 94305, USA
    Ecology 87:1465-71. 2006
    ..Our results show that observed plant communities occupy less trait space than expected from random assembly, a result consistent with habitat filtering...
  7. pmc Relationships among ecologically important dimensions of plant trait variation in seven neotropical forests
    Ian J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia
    Ann Bot 99:1003-15. 2007
    ..Here we investigated relationships among several traits, and thus the strategy dimensions they represented, across 2134 woody species from seven Neotropical forests...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Climate change and the future of California's endemic flora
    Scott R Loarie
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2502. 2008
    ..Protecting these potential future refugia and facilitating species dispersal will be essential to maintain biodiversity in the face of climate change...
  10. doi request reprint Why are evergreen leaves so contrary about shade?
    Christopher H Lusk
    Department of Biological Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:299-303. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Factors that shape seed mass evolution
    Angela T Moles
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 5304, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10540-4. 2005
    ..However, these environmental variables had much less explanatory power than did plant traits such as seed dispersal syndrome and plant growth form...
  12. doi request reprint Functional traits and niche-based tree community assembly in an Amazonian forest
    Nathan J B Kraft
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Science 322:580-2. 2008
    ..Our results show that strategy differentiation among species contributes to the maintenance of diversity in one of the most diverse tropical forests in the world...
  13. doi request reprint Introduction to a Virtual Special Issue on plant ecological strategy axes in leaf and wood traits
    Peter S Curtis
    New Phytol 179:901-3. 2008
  14. doi request reprint Plant-pollinator interactions and the assembly of plant communities
    Risa D Sargent
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:123-30. 2008
    ..An integrated framework for understanding plant community assembly needs to incorporate abiotic and biotic interactions, including plant-pollinator and other plant-animal interactions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trait evolution, community assembly, and the phylogenetic structure of ecological communities
    Nathan J B Kraft
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Am Nat 170:271-83. 2007
    ..Our results deepen our understanding of processes that contribute to phylogenetic community structure and provide guidance for the design and interpretation of empirical research...
  16. ncbi request reprint A brief history of seed size
    Angela T Moles
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 5304, USA
    Science 307:576-80. 2005
    ..Cross-species studies and evolutionary theory are consistent with this evidence that growth form and seed size evolve in a coordinated manner...
  17. ncbi request reprint Salinity and light interactively affect neotropical mangrove seedlings at the leaf and whole plant levels
    Laura López-Hoffman
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ap Post 27 3, Santa María de Guido, 58090, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Oecologia 150:545-56. 2007
    ..In general, this study demonstrates that environmental effects at the leaf-level also influence whole plant growth in mangroves...