Functional Ecology

  • Violle, C., P. Choler, B. Borgy, E. Garnier, B. Amiaud, G. Debarros, S. Diquelou, S. Gachet, C. Jolivet, J. Kattge, S. Lavorel, S. Lemauviel-Lavenant, J. Loranger, A. Mikolajczak, F. Munoz, J. Olivier, and N. Viovy. 2015. Vegetation ecology meets ecosystem science: Permanent grasslands as a functional biogeography case study. The Science of the total environment 534:43-51.[pdf]

  • Violle, C., B. Borgy, and P. Choler. 2015. Trait databases: misuses and precautions. Journal of Vegetation Science 26:826-827.

  • Dray, S., P. Choler, S. Doledec, P. R. Peres-Neto, W. Thuiller, S. Pavoine, and C. J. F. ter Braak. 2014. Combining the fourth-corner and the RLQ methods for assessing trait responses to environmental variation. Ecology 95:14-21.[pdf]

  • Niu, K. C., P. Choler, F. de Bello, N. Mirotchnick, G. Z. Du, and S. C. Sun. 2014. Fertilization decreases species diversity but increases functional diversity: A three-year experiment in a Tibetan alpine meadow. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 182:106-112. [pdf]

  • Niu, K., B. Schmid, P. Choler, and G. Z. Du. 2012. Relationship between Reproductive Allocation and Relative Abundance among 32 Species of a Tibetan Alpine Meadow: Effects of Fertilization and Grazing. Plos One 7(4). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0035448. [pdf]

  • Baptist, F., C. Flahaut, P. Streb, and P. Choler. 2010. No increase in alpine snowbed productivity in response to experimental lengthening of the growing season. Plant Biology 12:755-764. [pdf]

  • Baptist, F., N. Y. Nigel, and P. Choler. 2010. Direct and indirect control by snow cover over decomposition in alpine tundra along a snowmelt gradient. Plant and Soil 328:397-410. [pdf]

  • Baptist, F., G. Tcherkez, S. Aubert, J. Y. Pontailler, P. Choler, and S. Nogues. 2009. 13C and 15N allocations of two alpine species from early and late snowmelt locations reflect their different growth strategies. Journal of Experimental Botany 60:2725-2735. [pdf]

  • de Bello, F., W. Thuiller, J. Leps, P. Choler, J. C. Clement, P. Macek, M. T. Sebastia, and S. Lavorel. 2009. Partitioning of functional diversity reveals the scale and extent of trait convergence and divergence. Journal of Vegetation Science 20:475-486. [pdf]

  • Niu, K. C., P. Choler, B. B. Zhao, and G. Z. Du. 2009. The allometry of reproductive biomass in response to land use in Tibetan alpine grasslands. Functional Ecology 23:274-283. [pdf]

  • Quiroz, C. L., P. Choler, F. Baptist, M. Gonzalez-Teuber, M. A. Molina-Montenegro, and L. A. Cavieres. 2009. Alpine dandelions originated in the native and introduced range differ in their responses to environmental constraints. Ecological Research 24:175-183. [pdf]

  • Baptist, F., and P. Choler. 2008. A simulation on the importance of growing season length and canopy functional properties on the seasonal Gross Primary Production of temperate alpine meadows. Annals of Botany 101:549-559. [pdf]

  • Niu, K., Y. Luo, P. Choler, and G. Du. 2008. The role of biomass allocation strategy in diversity loss due to fertilization. Basic and Applied Ecology 9:485-493. [pdf]

  • Poozesh, V., P. Cruz, P. Choler, and G. Bertoni. 2007. Relationship between the Al resistance of grasses and their adaptation to an infertile habitat. Annals of Botany 99:947-954. [pdf]

  • Choler, P. 2005. Consistent shifts in alpine plants traits along a mesotopographical gradient. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 37:44. [pdf]