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Accessory costs of seed production and the evolution of angiosperms

Lord, J. M. & Westoby, M., Jan 2012, In : Evolution. 66, 1, p. 200-210 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

A fresh framework for the ecology of arid Australia

Morton, S. R., Stafford Smith, D. M., Dickman, C. R., Dunkerley, D. L., Friedel, M. H., McAllister, R. R. J., Reid, J. R. W., Roshier, D. A., Smith, M. A., Walsh, F. J., Wardle, G. M., Watson, I. W. & Westoby, M., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 75, 4, p. 313-329 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

206 Citations (Scopus)

Anatomical basis of variation in mesophyll resistance in eastern Australian sclerophylls: news of a long and winding path

Tosens, T., Niinemets, Ü., Westoby, M. & Wright, I. J., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 63, 14, p. 5105-5119 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Citations (Scopus)

An evolutionary attractor model for sapwood cross section in relation to leaf area

Westoby, M., Cornwell, W. K. & Falster, D. S., 21 Jun 2012, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 303, p. 98-109 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

A synthesis of bacterial and archaeal phenotypic trait data

Madin, J. S., Nielsen, D. A., Brbic, M., Corkrey, R., Danko, D., Edwards, K., Engqvist, M. K. M., Fierer, N., Geoghegan, J. L., Gillings, M., Kyrpides, N. C., Litchman, E., Mason, C. E., Moore, L., Nielsen, S. L., Paulsen, I. T., Price, N. D., Reddy, T. B. K., Richards, M. A., Rocha, E. P. C. & 9 others, Schmidt, T. M., Shaaban, H., Shukla, M., Supek, F., Tetu, S. G., Vieira-Silva, S., Wattam, A. R., Westfall, D. A. & Westoby, M., 5 Jun 2020, In : Scientific Data. 7, p. 170 8 p., 170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bark ecology of twigs vs. main stems: functional traits across eighty-five species of angiosperms

Rosell, J. A., Castorena, M., Laws, C. A. & Westoby, M., 25 Aug 2015, In : Oecologia. 178, 4, p. 1033-1043 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Bark functional ecology: Evidence for tradeoffs, functional coordination, and environment producing bark diversity

Rosell, J. A., Gleason, S., Méndez-Alonzo, R., Chang, Y. & Westoby, M., Jan 2014, In : New Phytologist. 201, 2, p. 486-497 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
79 Citations (Scopus)

Branch thinning and the large-scale, self-similar structure of trees

Hellström, L., Carlsson, L., Falster, D. S., Westoby, M. & Brännström, Å., Jul 2018, In : American Naturalist. 192, 1, p. E37-E47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Broad anatomical variation within a narrow wood density range: a study of twig wood across 69 Australian angiosperms

Ziemińska, K., Westoby, M. & Wright, I. J., 23 Apr 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 4, p. 1-25 25 p., e0124892.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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26 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Costs of acquiring phosphorus by vascular land plants: patterns and implications for plant coexistence

Raven, J. A., Lambers, H., Smith, S. E. & Westoby, M., Mar 2018, In : New Phytologist. 217, 4, p. 1420-1427 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
44 Citations (Scopus)

DNA technology and evolution of the Central Dogma

Gillings, M. R. & Westoby, M., Jan 2014, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 29, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of insect attack to stems on plant survival, growth, reproduction and photosynthesis

Stephens, A. E. A. & Westoby, M., 1 Mar 2015, In : Oikos. 124, 3, p. 266-273 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary divergence of leaf width and its correlates

Tozer, W. C., Rice, B. & Westoby, M., Mar 2015, In : American Journal of Botany. 102, 3, p. 367-378 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring phosphate effects on leaf flammability using a physical chemistry model

Scarff, F. R., Gray, B. F. & Westoby, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Wildland Fire. 21, 8, p. 1042-1051 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Fame, glory and neglect in meta-analyses

Kueffer, C., Niinemets, Ü., Drenovsky, R. E., Kattge, J., Milberg, P., Poorter, H., Reich, P. B., Werner, C., Westoby, M. & Wright, I. J., Oct 2011, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 26, 10, p. 493-494 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

25 Citations (Scopus)

Fibre wall and lumen fractions drive wood density variation across 24 Australian angiosperms

Ziemińska, K., Butler, D. W., Gleason, S. M., Wright, I. J. & Westoby, M., 2013, In : AoB PLANTS. 5, p. 1-14 14 p., plt046.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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61 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Foundations for the future: A long-term plan for Australian ecosystem science

Andersen, A., Beringer, J., Bull, C. M., Byrne, M., Cleugh, H., Christensen, R., French, K., Harch, B., Hoffmann, A., Lowe, A. J., Moltmann, T., Nicotra, A., Pitman, A., Phinn, S., Wardle, G. & Westoby, M., 1 Nov 2014, In : Austral Ecology. 39, 7, p. 739-748 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Functional distinctiveness of major plant lineages

Cornwell, W. K., Westoby, M., Falster, D. S., Fitzjohn, R. G., O'Meara, B. C., Pennell, M. W., McGlinn, D. J., Eastman, J. M., Moles, A. T., Reich, P. B., Tank, D. C., Wright, I. J., Aarssen, L., Beaulieu, J. M., Kooyman, R. M., Leishman, M. R., Miller, E. T., Niinemets, Ü., Oleksyn, J., Ordonez, A. & 6 others, Royer, D. L., Smith, S. A., Stevens, P. F., Warman, L., Wilf, P. & Zanne, A. E., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Ecology. 102, 2, p. 345-356 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)

Global climatic drivers of leaf size

Wright, I. J., Dong, N., Maire, V., Prentice, I. C., Westoby, M., Díaz, S., Gallagher, R. V., Jacobs, B. F., Kooyman, R., Law, E. A., Leishman, M. R., Niinemets, Ü., Reich, P. B., Sack, L., Villar, R., Wang, H. & Wilf, P., 1 Sep 2017, In : Science. 357, 6354, p. 917-921 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

165 Citations (Scopus)

Global convergence in the vulnerability of forests to drought

Choat, B., Jansen, S., Brodribb, T. J., Cochard, H., Delzon, S., Bhaskar, R., Bucci, S. J., Feild, T. S., Gleason, S. M., Hacke, U. G., Jacobsen, A. L., Lens, F., Maherali, H., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Mayr, S., Mencuccini, M., Mitchell, P. J., Nardini, A., Pittermann, J., Pratt, R. B. & 4 others, Sperry, J. S., Westoby, M., Wright, I. J. & Zanne, A. E., 29 Nov 2012, In : Nature. 491, 7426, p. 752-755 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1057 Citations (Scopus)

Global patterns of leaf mechanical properties

Onoda, Y., Westoby, M., Adler, P. B., Choong, A. M. F., Clissold, F. J., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Díaz, S., Dominy, N. J., Elgart, A., Enrico, L., Fine, P. V. A., Howard, J. J., Jalili, A., Kitajima, K., Kurokawa, H., McArthur, C., Lucas, P. W., Markesteijn, L., Pérez-Harguindeguy, N., Poorter, L. & 8 others, Richards, L., Santiago, L. S., Sosinski, E. E., Van Bael, S. A., Warton, D. I., Wright, I. J., Joseph Wright, S. & Yamashita, N., Mar 2011, In : Ecology Letters. 14, 3, p. 301-312 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

245 Citations (Scopus)

Habitat filtering determines the functional niche occupancy of plant communities worldwide

Li, Y., Shipley, B., Price, J. N., Dantas, V. D. L., Tamme, R., Westoby, M., Siefert, A., Schamp, B. S., Spasojevic, M. J., Jung, V., Laughlin, D. C., Richardson, S. J., Bagousse-Pinguet, Y. L., Schöb, C., Gazol, A., Prentice, H. C., Gross, N., Overton, J., Cianciaruso, M. V., Louault, F. & 10 others, Kamiyama, C., Nakashizuka, T., Hikosaka, K., Sasaki, T., Katabuchi, M., Frenette Dussault, C., Gaucherand, S., Chen, N., Vandewalle, M. & Batalha, M. A., May 2018, In : Journal of Ecology. 106, 3, p. 1001-1009 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

How species boundaries are determined: a response to Alexander et al.

Westoby, M., Kunstler, G., Leishman, M. R. & Morgan, J., Jan 2017, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 32, 1, p. 7–8 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of four major plant traits on average height, leaf-area cover, net primary productivity, and biomass density in single-species forests: A theoretical investigation

Falster, D. S., Brännström, Å., Dieckmann, U. & Westoby, M., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Ecology. 99, 1, p. 148-164 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Citations (Scopus)

Investment in reproduction for 14 iteroparous perennials is large and associated with other life-history and functional traits

Wenk, E. H., Abramowicz, K., Westoby, M. & Falster, D. S., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Ecology. 106, 4, p. 1338-1348 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Leaf hydraulic vulnerability to drought is linked to site water availability across a broad range of species and climates

Blackman, C. J., Gleason, S. M., Chang, Y., Cook, A. M., Laws, C. & Westoby, M., Sep 2014, In : Annals of Botany. 114, 3, p. 435-440 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf mechanical resistance in plant trait databases: comparing the results of two common measurement methods

Enrico, L., Díaz, S., Westoby, M. & Rice, B. L., 1 Jan 2016, In : Annals of Botany. 117, 1, p. 209-214 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Lifetime return on investment increases with leaf lifespan among 10 Australian woodland species

Falster, D. S., Reich, P. B., Ellsworth, D. S., Wright, I. J., Westoby, M., Oleksyn, J. & Lee, T. D., Jan 2012, In : New Phytologist. 193, 2, p. 409-419 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Multitrait successional forest dynamics enable diverse competitive coexistence

Falster, D. S., Brännström, Å., Westoby, M. & Dieckmann, U., 28 Mar 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 13, p. E2719-E2728 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

On research priorities to advance understanding of the safety–efficiency tradeoff in xylem: A response to Bittencourt et al.'s (2016) comment ‘On xylem hydraulic efficiencies, wood space-use and the safety–efficiency tradeoff’: in this issue of New Phytologist, pp. 1152–1155

Gleason, S. M., Westoby, M., Jansen, S., Choat, B., Brodribb, T. J., Cochard, H., Delzon, S., Hacke, U. G., Jacobsen, A. L., Johnson, D. M., Lens, F., Maherali, H., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Mayr, S., McCulloh, K. A., Morris, H., Nardini, A., Plavcová, L., Pratt, R. B., Schreiber, S. G. & 1 others, Zanne, A. E., 1 Sep 2016, In : New Phytologist. 211, 4, p. 1156-1158 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

10 Citations (Scopus)

On the link between functional traits and growth rate: meta-analysis shows effects change with plant size, as predicted

Gibert, A., Gray, E. F., Westoby, M., Wright, I. J. & Falster, D. S., 1 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Ecology. 104, 5, p. 1488-1503 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Open Science principles for accelerating trait-based science across the Tree of Life

Gallagher, R. V., Falster, D. S., Maitner, B. S., Salguero-Gómez, R., Vandvik, V., Pearse, W. D., Schneider, F. D., Kattge, J., Poelen, J. H., Madin, J. S., Ankenbrand, M. J., Penone, C., Feng, X., Adams, V. M., Alroy, J., Andrew, S. C., Balk, M. A., Bland, L. M., Boyle, B. L., Bravo-Avila, C. H. & 37 others, Brennan, I., Carthey, A. J. R., Catullo, R., Cavazos, B. R., Conde, D. A., Chown, S. L., Fadrique, B., Gibb, H., Halbritter, A. H., Hammock, J., Hogan, J. A., Holewa, H., Hope, M., Iversen, C. M., Jochum, M., Kearney, M., Keller, A., Mabee, P., Manning, P., McCormack, L., Michaletz, S. T., Park, D. S., Perez, T. M., Pineda-Munoz, S., Ray, C. A., Rossetto, M., Sauquet, H., Sparrow, B., Spasojevic, M. J., Telford, R. J., Tobias, J. A., Violle, C., Walls, R., Weiss, K. C. B., Westoby, M., Wright, I. J. & Enquist, B. J., Mar 2020, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 4, 3, p. 294-303 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Parenchyma abundance in wood of evergreen trees varies independently of nutrients

Kotowska, M. M., Wright, I. J. & Westoby, M., Feb 2020, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 11, 15 p., 86.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Partitioning mortality into growth-dependent and growth-independent hazards across 203 tropical tree species

Camac, J. S., Condit, R., FitzJohn, R. G., McCalman, L., Steinberg, D., Westoby, M., Joseph Wright, S. & Falster, D. S., 4 Dec 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 49, p. 12459-12464 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Past, present and future of state and transition language

Walker, B. & Westoby, M., 2020, In : Rangeland Journal. 42, 1, p. 71-72 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Phylogenetic tests of community assembly across regional to continental scales in tropical and subtropical rain forests

Kooyman, R., Rossetto, M., Cornwell, W. & Westoby, M., Sep 2011, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 20, 5, p. 707-716 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological and structural tradeoffs underlying the leaf economics spectrum

Onoda, Y., Wright, I. J., Evans, J. R., Hikosaka, K., Kitajima, K., Niinemets, Ü., Poorter, H., Tosens, T. & Westoby, M., Jun 2017, In : New Phytologist. 214, 4, p. 1447-1463 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

113 Citations (Scopus)

plant: a package for modelling forest trait ecology and evolution

Falster, D. S., Fitzjohn, R. G., Brännström, Å., Dieckmann, U. & Westoby, M., Feb 2016, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 2, p. 136-146 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Plant functional traits have globally consistent effects on competition

Kunstler, G., Falster, D., Coomes, D. A., Hui, F., Kooyman, R. M., Laughlin, D. C., Poorter, L., Vanderwel, M., Vieilledent, G., Wright, S. J., Aiba, M., Baraloto, C., Caspersen, J., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Hanewinkel, M., Herault, B., Kattge, J., Kurokawa, H., Onoda, Y. & 16 others, Peñuelas, J., Poorter, H., Uriarte, M., Richardson, S., Ruiz-Benito, P., Sun, I. F., Ståhl, G., Swenson, N. G., Thompson, J., Westerlund, B., Wirth, C., Zavala, M. A., Zeng, H., Zimmerman, J. K., Zimmermann, N. E. & Westoby, M., 14 Jan 2016, In : Nature. 529, 7585, p. 204-207 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

295 Citations (Scopus)

Plant performance response to eight different types of symbiosis

Gibert, A., Tozer, W. & Westoby, M., Apr 2019, In : New Phytologist. 222, 1, p. 526-542 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Pollutants that replicate: xenogenetic DNAs

Gillings, M. R., Westoby, M. & Ghaly, T. M., Dec 2018, In : Trends in Microbiology. 26, 12, p. 975-977 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and streamlining of woody shoots in wind: An empirical study across 39 species in tropical Australia

Butler, D. W., Gleason, S. M., Davidson, I., Onoda, Y. & Westoby, M., Jan 2012, In : New Phytologist. 193, 1, p. 137-149 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Setbacks to shoot growth are common in woody plants, so how are shoots of some species safer than others?

Butler, D. W., Gleason, S. M. & Westoby, M., Jun 2012, In : Ecology. 93, 6, p. 1275-1282 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Shoot growth of woody trees and shrubs is predicted by maximum plant height and associated traits

Gleason, S. M., Stephens, A. E. A., Tozer, W. C., Blackman, C. J., Butler, D. W., Chang, Y., Cook, A. M., Cooke, J., Laws, C. A., Rosell, J. A., Stuart, S. A. & Westoby, M., Feb 2018, In : Functional Ecology. 32, 2, p. 247-259 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

States and transitions: The trajectory of an idea, 1970-2010

Walker, B. & Westoby, M., 1 Feb 2011, In : Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution. 57, 1-2, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Stem xylem conductivity is key to plant water balance across Australian angiosperm species

Gleason, S. M., Butler, D. W., Ziemińska, K., Waryszak, P. & Westoby, M., Apr 2012, In : Functional Ecology. 26, 2, p. 343-352 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Teamwork, Soft Skills, and Research Training

Gibert, A., Tozer, W. C. & Westoby, M., 1 Feb 2017, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 32, 2, p. 81-84 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

14 Citations (Scopus)

The global spectrum of plant form and function

Díaz, S., Kattge, J., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Wright, I. J., Lavorel, S., Dray, S., Reu, B., Kleyer, M., Wirth, C., Colin Prentice, I., Garnier, E., Bönisch, G., Westoby, M., Poorter, H., Reich, P. B., Moles, A. T., Dickie, J., Gillison, A. N., Zanne, A. E., Chave, J. & 15 others, Joseph Wright, S., Sheremet Ev, S. N., Jactel, H., Baraloto, C., Cerabolini, B., Pierce, S., Shipley, B., Kirkup, D., Casanoves, F., Joswig, J. S., Günther, A., Falczuk, V., Rüger, N., Mahecha, M. D. & Gorné, L. D., 14 Jan 2016, In : Nature. 529, 7585, p. 167-171 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

658 Citations (Scopus)

The importance of leaf cuticle for carbon economy and mechanical strength

Onoda, Y., Richards, L. & Westoby, M., Oct 2012, In : New Phytologist. 196, 2, p. 441-447 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

The Incidence of low phosphorus soils in Australia

Kooyman, R. M., Laffan, S. W. & Westoby, M., Mar 2017, In : Plant and Soil. 412, 1-2, p. 143-150 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)