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TRY - a global database of plant traits

Atkin, Owen; Kattge, J; Diaz, S; Lavorel, S; Prentice , I. Colin; Leadley, P; Bonisch, G; Garnier, E; Westoby, Mark; Reich, Peter B; Wright, Ian J; Cornelissen, J.H.C; Zaehle, S.

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Plant traits - the morphological, anatomical, physiological, biochemical and phenological characteristics of plants and their organs - determine how primary producers respond to environmental factors, affect other trophic levels, influence ecosystem processes and services and provide a link from species richness to ecosystem functional diversity. Trait data thus represent the raw material for a wide range of research from evolutionary biology, community and functional ecology to biogeography....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70009
Source: Global Change Biology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02451.x

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