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Biodiversity II: Effects of Plant Biodiversity on Population and Ecosystem Processes - Experiment 120


Plant traits

Years Available: 2008

Principle Investigators

Tilman, David
Reich, Peter
Knops, Johannes
Wedin, David

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ATTRIBUTES

FieldNameDefinitionUnitCode
1YearYear sampled
2SpeciesSpecies Name
3Area_of_leaf_blade_cm2Leaf laminar area (cm^2)squareCentimeters
4P/Apermeter per area (cm-1)waveNumber
5P_A*LPerimeter per area times leaf laminar length (unitless)dimensionless
6SLA_cm2/gSpecific leaf length (cm^2/g)centimetersSquaredPerGram
7Seed_weight_(g)Seed weight (g)gram
8height_(m)Average plant height at maturity (m)meter
 

SAMPLE DATASET

YearSpeciesArea_of_leaf_blade_cm2P/AP_A*LSLA_cm2/gSeed_weight_(g)height_(m)
2008Achillea millefolium9.3700333337.6258621151.547935759115.57790250.00006250.9144
2008Amorpha canescens9.63013333310.92030950.49275956590.789387920.00237261.2192
2008Agropyron repens3.1231333338.1948939671.445975819154.95584810.001820.79248
2008Agropyron smithii1.31326666716.901215870.62239158869.976306440.0033333330.9144
2008Andropogon gerardi8.1043666677.0703409573.158165697100.60454160.0009252.4384
2008Asclepias tuberosa6.6738888892.7521075372.995940701160.94137060.007170.6096
2008Baptisia leucantha13.331966672.1182235173.439099504107.10275480.01776011.8288
2008Bouteloua curtipendula3.74313333318.304512641.48469707375.480907550.00221780.762
2008Bouteloua gracilis0.406540.535632310.17243946174.822927570.00158570.48768
2008Crepis tectorum0.277819.835672220.127682976178.07056160.0001715331.00584
2008Elymus canadensis11.721820573.8761495175.16128824168.51063620.00470.9144
2008Koeleria cristata0.72653333341.020879590.3182096935.704858630.00029720.4572
        

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Biodiversity II: Effects of Plant Biodiversity on Population and Ecosystem Processes : Plant traits

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