Louis S Santiago
Affiliation: University of California
- Coordinated changes in photosynthesis, water relations and leaf nutritional traits of canopy trees along a precipitation gradient in lowland tropical forestLouis S Santiago
Department of Botany, University of Florida, P O Box 118526, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Oecologia 139:495-502. 2004..Overall, our study links coordinated change in leaf functional traits that affect productivity and nutrient cycling to seasonality in lowland tropical forests...
- Leaf photosynthetic traits scale with hydraulic conductivity and wood density in Panamanian forest canopy treesL S Santiago
Department of Botany, University of Florida, 32611, Gainesville, FL, USA
Oecologia 140:543-50. 2004..Our results indicate that understanding tree hydraulic architecture provides added insights to comparisons of leaf level measurements among species, and links photosynthetic allocation patterns with branch hydraulic processes...
- Nighttime transpiration in woody plants from contrasting ecosystemsTodd E Dawson
Department of Integrative Biology, Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Tree Physiol 27:561-75. 2007..We discuss the methodological, ecophysiological, and theoretical implications of the occurrence of E(n) or g(n) for investigations at a variety of scales...
- Fog interception by Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) crowns decouples physiology from soil water deficitKevin A Simonin
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
Plant Cell Environ 32:882-92. 2009....
- A comparison of sap flow measurements and potometry in two tropical lowland tree species with contrasting wood propertiesMarco V Gutiérrez
Universidad de Costa Rica, Estación Experimental Fabio Baudrit, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Rev Biol Trop 54:73-81. 2006..This resulted in the failure of the current version of the HDT to measure nocturnal water uptake, an important component of the water budget of at least one of the two species examined...
- Plant species traits are the predominant control on litter decomposition rates within biomes worldwideWilliam 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...