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Recent Lab Publications
Medina N, J Vandermeer. Developing systems theory in soil agroecology: incorporating heterogeneity and dynamic instability. Frontiers in Environmental Science. Volume 11 (2023).
Liang S, H Guo, ML McCormack, Z Qian, K Huang, Y Yang, M Xi, X Qi, X Ou, Y Liu, TE Juenger, RT Koide, W Chen. Positioning absorptive root respiration in the root economics space across woody and herbaceous species. Journal of Ecology (in press).
Medina N, L Schmitt, I Perfecto, J Vandermeer. Above- and below-ground links mediated by arboreal ants and host tree modify soil aggregation scaling, infiltration, and chemistry. bioRxiv.
Weigelt A, L Mommer L, KAndraczek, CM Iversen, J Bergmann J, H Bruelheide, GT Freschet, NR Guerrero-Ramírez, J Kattge, TW Kuyper... ML McCormack. The importance of trait selection in ecology. Nature 618: E29–E30 (2023).
Wang B, ML McCormack, DM Ricciuto, X Yang, CM Iversen. Embracing fine-root system complexity in terrestrial ecosystem modeling. Global Change Biology 29: 2871-2885 (2023).
Weemstra M, OJ Valverde-Barrantes, ML McCormack, D Kong. Root traits and functioning: from individual plants to ecosystems. Oikos, 1: e09924 (2023).
Xia M, V Suseela, ML McCormack, PG Kennedy, N Tharayil. Common and lifestyle-specific traits of mycorrhizal root metabolome reflect ecological strategies of plant-mycorrhizal interactions. Journal of Ecology 111: 606-616 (2023).
Yang Y, ML McCormack, H Hui, WK Bao, FL Li. Linking fine-root architecture, vertical distribution and growth rate in temperate mountain shrubs. Oikos, 1: e09924 (2023).
Iversen CM and ML McCormack. Filling gaps in our understanding of belowground plant traits across the world: an introduction to a Virtual Issue. New Phytologist, 231: 2097-2103 (2021).