Tree size and climatic water deficit control root to shoot ratio in individual trees globally

Alicia Ledo, Keryn I. Paul, David F R P Burslem, John J. Ewel, Craig Barton, Michael Battaglia, Kim Brooksbank, Jennifer Carter, Tron Haakon Eid, Jacqueline R. England, Anthony Fitzgerald, Justin Jonson, Maurizio Mencuccini, Kelvin D. Montagu, Gregorio Montero, Wilson Ancelm Mugasha, Elizabeth Pinkard, Stephen Roxburgh, Casey M. Ryan, Ricardo Ruiz-Peinado & 6 others Stan Sochacki, Alison Specht, Daniel Wildy, Christian Wirth, Ayalsew Zerihun, Jérôme Chave

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21 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-11
Number of pages4
JournalNew Phytologist
Volume217
Issue number1
Early online date23 Oct 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Letter
  • aboveground biomass
  • aridity hypothesis
  • belowground biomass
  • carbon allocation
  • forest
  • plant biomass
  • trees

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Tree size and climatic water deficit control root to shoot ratio in individual trees globally. / Ledo, Alicia; Paul, Keryn I.; Burslem, David F R P; Ewel, John J.; Barton, Craig; Battaglia, Michael; Brooksbank, Kim; Carter, Jennifer; Eid, Tron Haakon; England, Jacqueline R.; Fitzgerald, Anthony; Jonson, Justin; Mencuccini, Maurizio; Montagu, Kelvin D.; Montero, Gregorio; Mugasha, Wilson Ancelm; Pinkard, Elizabeth; Roxburgh, Stephen; Ryan, Casey M.; Ruiz-Peinado, Ricardo; Sochacki, Stan; Specht, Alison; Wildy, Daniel; Wirth, Christian; Zerihun, Ayalsew; Chave, Jérôme.

In: New Phytologist, Vol. 217, No. 1, 01.2018, p. 8-11.

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Ledo, A, Paul, KI, Burslem, DFRP, Ewel, JJ, Barton, C, Battaglia, M, Brooksbank, K, Carter, J, Eid, TH, England, JR, Fitzgerald, A, Jonson, J, Mencuccini, M, Montagu, KD, Montero, G, Mugasha, WA, Pinkard, E, Roxburgh, S, Ryan, CM, Ruiz-Peinado, R, Sochacki, S, Specht, A, Wildy, D, Wirth, C, Zerihun, A & Chave, J 2018, 'Tree size and climatic water deficit control root to shoot ratio in individual trees globally', New Phytologist, vol. 217, no. 1, pp. 8-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14863
Ledo, Alicia ; Paul, Keryn I. ; Burslem, David F R P ; Ewel, John J. ; Barton, Craig ; Battaglia, Michael ; Brooksbank, Kim ; Carter, Jennifer ; Eid, Tron Haakon ; England, Jacqueline R. ; Fitzgerald, Anthony ; Jonson, Justin ; Mencuccini, Maurizio ; Montagu, Kelvin D. ; Montero, Gregorio ; Mugasha, Wilson Ancelm ; Pinkard, Elizabeth ; Roxburgh, Stephen ; Ryan, Casey M. ; Ruiz-Peinado, Ricardo ; Sochacki, Stan ; Specht, Alison ; Wildy, Daniel ; Wirth, Christian ; Zerihun, Ayalsew ; Chave, Jérôme. / Tree size and climatic water deficit control root to shoot ratio in individual trees globally. In: New Phytologist. 2018 ; Vol. 217, No. 1. pp. 8-11.
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