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Talks BEF conference 2011

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(1) Bruelheide: Stepping stones and motivation of the BEF China experiment. (2)Ma, Dali Guo: Below ground biomass, trees harvested near the main experiment, species list of harvested trees, pictures of harvesting and processing, allocation graphs...

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Created at: 2011-08-09
Updated at: 2014-02-24

Pilot experiment: plot treatment and -location within the blocks

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Last updated Nov 14th 2011 The pilot experiment is a tree seedling biodiversity experiment for analyzing the biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships with young trees. It is also providing an option for successive destructive harvests. Ea...

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Created at: 2011-07-17
Updated at: 2015-02-05

Talk - GfÖ 2010 Maintenance of constant functional diversity

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Talk on the conference GFÖ 2010 in Gießen, Germany.

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Created at: 2011-08-29
Updated at: 2014-02-24

CSP: tree age from core drillings

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Tree age of selected trees in the CSPs.

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Created at: 2011-08-29
Updated at: 2016-02-18

CSPs: Wood density of tree species in the CSPs

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wood density of branches and wood cores taken from species in the CSPs of the Gutianshan Nature Reserve; determined from june to october 2008, with the help of a pyknometer

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Created at: 2011-08-29
Updated at: 2016-03-03

CSPs: Xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs

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Tree xylem traits describing growth rings, wood porosity, wood vessels, perforation plates, vessel ray pitting, helical thickenings, deposits in vessels, vesselles, ground tissue fibre, fibre bands, wood parenchym, wood cells, wood crystals -- xyl...

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Created at: 2011-08-29
Updated at: 2016-03-03

Pilot Experiment: Speficic leaf area (SLA) of Cunninghamia lanceolata and Pinus massoniana

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Specific leaf area measurements from Cunninghamia lanceolata and Pinus massoniana from the Pilot Experiment.

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Created at: 2012-04-11
Updated at: 2016-03-03

CSPs: Tree and shrub species abundance in 2008/09

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Comparative Study Plots (CSP) of the Biodiversity - Ecosystem Functioning Experiment (BEF-China) were selected according to gradients in successive age and woody species diversity. This file includes the names of all tree and shrub species found i...

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Created at: 2012-09-14
Updated at: 2016-03-03

CSPs: Tree and shrub functional diversity, dissimilarity and eveness in the CSPs

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Functional diversity, dissimilarity and eveness based on the following traits... Functional diversity is .... Dissimilarity is ... Eveness is... Calculated as... (from the manuscripts). Generation of random traits...

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Created at: 2011-08-29
Updated at: 2016-03-03

CSPs: Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the CSPs

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Leaf traits and chemicals from tree species in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve, including secondary compound (total phenolic and tannin concentrations) and information on stomata.

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Created at: 2012-03-22
Updated at: 2016-07-07

Main Experiment: Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Main Experiment (Site A & B)

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Leaf traits and chemicals from tree species in the Main Experimental sites, including secondary compound (total phenolic and tannin concentrations) and information on stomata.

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Created at: 2013-03-12
Updated at: 2016-04-20

CSPs: Tree and shrub core wood density partly predicted from stem wood density for CSP species

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Summary file for the data set "Wood density of tree species in the CSPs"

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Created at: 2013-02-11
Updated at: 2017-03-06

CSPs: Leaf traits and chemicals from 132 tree species in the CSPs

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Leaf traits of tree species, including chemical elements, leaf tensile strength, stomata characteristics, and secondary metabolites. Note that these data are species averages derived from the dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual tree...

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Created at: 2013-01-14
Updated at: 2016-10-25

CSPs: Tree species aggregated xylem traits in the CSPs 2009/10

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Aggregated data from the dataset "Xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs": These data aggregate the several ordinal variables. Tree xylem traits describing growth rings, wood porosity, wood vessels, perforation plates, vessel ray pitting, helica...

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Created at: 2013-03-21
Updated at: 2016-03-03

CSPs: Leaf traits and chemicals of 122 tree species in the CSPs

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Here we present data on 26 morphological and chemical leaf traits of tree species in the Comparative Study Plots (CSPs) of the BEF-China Project. Leaves were sampled accoring to the procedures described in Cornelissen et al (2003), with only fully...

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Created at: 2013-10-15
Updated at: 2016-03-23
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How do evergreen and deciduous species respond to shade?—Tolerance and plasticity of subtropical tree and shrub species of South-East China

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Different plant species make use of resource gradients such as light in different ways. First, plant species specialize in using different parts of the gradient, resulting in niche partitioning, Second, within the section of the gradient used by a...

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Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2015-02-09
Updated at: 2015-02-09

Wood trait-environment relationships in a secondary forest succession in South-East China

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[17] Böhnke, M., Kreißig, N., Kröber, W., Fang, T. & Bruelheide, H. (2011): Wood trait-environment relationships in a secondary forest succession in South-East China. - Trees - Structure and Function DOI 10.1007/s00468-011-0632-0. (prop. 43)

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2011-02-22
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Maintenance of constant functional diversity during secondary succession of a subtropical forest in China

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Questions Does the importance of biotic interactions between tree species increase during secondary forest succession? Do functional trait values become increasingly divergent from early towards late successional stages and how is functional di...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-04-30
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Tree diversity promotes insect herbivory in subtropical forests of south-east China. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01659.x

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[2] Schuldt, A., Baruffol, M., Böhnke, M., Bruelheide, H., Härdtle, W. Lang, A.C., Nadrowski, K., Von Oheimb, G., Voigt, W., Zhou, H.Z. & Assmann, T. (2010). Tree diversity promotes insect herbivory in subtropical forests of south-east China. Jour...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-01
Updated at: 2015-08-26

Impact of species diversity, stand age and environmental factors on leaf litter decomposition in subtropical forests in China

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Tree diversity is considered to influence decomposition either by changing environmental conditions or by non-additive litter mixture effects. Thus, we examined the influence of tree species richness, forest age and environmental factors on single...

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Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2016-01-08
Updated at: 2016-01-08

Tree species traits but not diversity mitigate stem breakage in a subtropical forest following a rare and extreme ice storm

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Future climates are likely to include extreme events, which in turn have great impacts on ecological systems. In this study, we investigated possible effects that could mitigate stem breakage caused by a rare and extreme ice storm in a Chinese sub...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-03-16
Updated at: 2016-12-10

Lack of tree layer control on herb layer characteristics in a subtropical forest, China.

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- Published in the Journal of Vegetation Science DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01324.x A) Species diversity relationships between tree and herb layer B) Impact of secondary forest succession on herb layer species richness and productivity C)...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-05-30
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Functional and phylogenetic dissimilarity of woody plants drive insect herbivory in highly diverse forests

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The degree of herbivore damage a plant species experiences has been shown to often be affected by the density of conspecific plant neighbors. However, host spectra of many herbivores often comprise a suite of related plant species, and generalist ...

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Board: Accept
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-01-19
Updated at: 2015-02-09

Shifts in community leaf functional traits are related to litter decomposition along a secondary forest succession series in subtropical China

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We investigated shifts in community weighted mean traits (CWM) of 14 leaf functional traits along a secondary successional series in an evergreen broadleaf forest in subtropical southeast China. Most of the investigated traits have been reported t...

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Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2014-09-29
Updated at: 2015-01-27

Community assembly during secondary forest succession in a Chinese subtropical forest. doi:10.1890/09-2172.1

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[5] Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Both, S., Fang, T., Assmann, T., Baruffol, M., Bauhus, J., Buscot, F., Chen, X.-Y., Ding, B.-Y., Durka, W., Erfmeier, A., Fischer, M., Geißler, C., Guo, D., Guo, L.-D., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Hector, A., Kröber, W....

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Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-01
Updated at: 2013-01-18

Horizontal, but not vertical canopy structure is related to stand functional diversity in a subtropical slope forest (DOI: 10.1007/s11284-011-0887-3

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In biodiversity research, niche complementarity is seen as one mechanism with which species coexistence is maintained. Niche complementarity also results in a more efficient use of the total resource pool, and thus, species-rich communities should...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2011-01-12
Updated at: 2015-04-25

Relationships between soil microorganisms, plant communities and soil characteristics in Chinese subtropical forests. - Ecosystems Ecosystems

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Soil microbial community and activity is generally thought to be mainly determined by soil variables. This paper also looks at the influence of vegetation layer characteristics (herbs and trees, cover, mass, diversity) on soil microbes.

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-01-01
Updated at: 2017-02-09

rBEFdata: Documenting data exchange and analysis for a collaborative data management platform

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We are witnessing a growing gap separating primary research data from derived data products presented as knowledge in publications. Although journals today more often require the underlying data products used to derive the results as a prerequisit...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-04-23
Updated at: 2015-05-07

Splash erosion potential under tree canopies in subtropical SE China. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2010.10.00

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[4] Geißler, C., Kühn, P., Böhnke, M., Bruelheide, H., Shi, X. & Scholten, T. (2012): Splash erosion potential under tree canopies in subtropical SE China. Catena 91: 85-93. (prop. 37) doi:10.1016/j.catena.2010.10.00

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-01
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Mechanisms promoting tree species co-existence: Experimental evidence with saplings of subtropical forest ecosystems of China

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Questions The maintenance of a diverse sapling pool is of particular importance for the regeneration and persistance of species-rich forest ecosystems. However, the mechanisms of co-existence of saplings have rarely been studied experimentally. D...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2015-01-27
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Community assembly of ectomycorrhizal fungi along a subtropical secondary forest succession

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 Environmental selection and dispersal limitation are two of the primary processes structuring biotic communities in ecosystems, but little is known about these processes in shaping the soil microbial community during secondary forest succession....

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-23
Updated at: 2015-04-25

Trade-offs between physical and chemical carbon-based leaf defence: Of Intraspecific variation and trait evolution

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1. Despite recent advances in studies on trade-offs between plant defence traits, little is known whether trade-offs reflect i) evolutionary constraints at the species level or ii) allocation constraints at the individual level. Here, we asked to ...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2014-09-26
Updated at: 2018-01-07

Mixed afforestations of young subtropical trees promote nitrogen acquisition and retention

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Afforestation is globally increasing to produce timber and pulp wood, but also to enhance ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration, nutrient retention or groundwater recharge. In China, large areas have been and will be afforested in or...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-09-16
Updated at: 2015-09-16

Leaf trait-environment relationships in a subtropical broadleaved forest in South-East China

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Although trait analyses have become more important in community ecology, trait-environment correlations have rarely been studied along successional gradients. We asked which environmental variables had the strongest impact on intraspecific and int...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-04-30
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Estimation of throughfall erosivity in a highly diverse forest ecosystem using sand-filled splash cups. doi:10.1007/s12583-010-0132-y

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A) application of the splash cup technique under forest vegetation B) compare rainfall erosivity and throughfall erosivity [11] Geißler, C., Kühn, P., She, X., Scholten, T. (2010): Estimation of throughfall erosivity in a highly diverse forest...

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Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-10-06
Updated at: 2013-01-19

Tree species richness strengthens relationships between ants and the functional composition of spider assemblages in a highly diverse forest

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In species-rich ecosystems such as (sub)tropical forests, higher trophic level interactions often play key functional roles. Plant species loss may alter these interactions, but particularly among predators intraguild interactions might modify net...

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Board: Submit
State: Accepted
Created at: 2014-06-18
Updated at: 2015-01-28

Woody plant phylogenetic diversity mediates bottom-up control of arthropod biomass in a species-rich forest

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Effects of global change are predicted to cause non-random species loss in plant communities, with important consequences for ecosystem functioning. However, little is known about how plant diversity and the loss of this diversity influence the st...

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Board: Accept
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-12-12
Updated at: 2015-02-25

Scale-dependent diversity patterns affect spider assemblages of two contrasting forest ecosystems

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. Spiders are important generalist predators in forests. However, differences in assemblage structure and diversity can have consequences for their functional impact and conservation approaches. Such differences are particularly evident across lat...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-05-11
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Tree morphology responds to neighbourhood competition and slope in species-rich forests in subtropical China, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.08.015

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A) Species-specific differences in growth responses of crown and stem. Data of projected crown area, crown displacement and stem inclination are compared. B) The morphological response of crown and stem is influenced by biotic and abiotic param...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-04-13
Updated at: 2015-04-25

Tree diversity promotes predator but not omnivore ants in a subtropical Chinese forest

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1. Epigeic ants are functionally important arthropods in tropical and subtropical forests, particularly by acting as predators. High predation pressure has been hypothesized to be a mechanism facilitating high diversity across trophic levels. 2. ...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-06-20
Updated at: 2015-08-30

Ant community structure during forest succession in a subtropical forest in South-East China

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Understanding how communities respond to environmental gradients is critical to predict responses of species to changing habitat conditions such as in regenerating secondary habitats after human land use. In this study, ground-living ants were sam...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-12-04
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Tree diversity promotes functional dissimilarity and maintains functional richness despite species loss in predator assemblages

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The effects of species loss on ecosystems depend on the functional characteristics of the species, i.e. the functional diversity, in a community. However, how functional diversity is impacted by environmental changes in natural ecosystems is only ...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-12-05
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Species diversity and population density affect genetic structure and gene dispersal in a subtropical understory shrub. doi:10.1093/jpe/rtr029

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A) Description of population genetic structure of understorey shrub Ardisia crenata in CSPs with microsatellite markers B) Effect of population density on small scale genetic structure C) Test for effects of environmental variables (e.g. succes...

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Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-05-03
Updated at: 2013-01-19

Tree phylogenetic diversity promotes host-parasitoid interactions

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Evidence from grassland experiments suggests that a plant community’s phylogenetic diversity (PD) is a strong predictor of ecosystem processes, even stronger than species richness per se. This has, however, never been extended to species-rich fore...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2015-02-11
Updated at: 2018-07-26

Biodiversity Promotes Tree Growth during Succession in Subtropical Forest

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Losses of plant species diversity can affect ecosystem functioning, with decreased primary productivity being the most frequently reported effect in experimental plant assemblages, including tree plantations. Less is known about the role of biodiv...

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Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-11-27
Updated at: 2015-11-27
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