Jennifer S. Powers, Ph.D. - Publications

2001 Duke University, Durham, NC 

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2016 Schilling EM, Waring BG, Schilling JS, Powers JS. Forest composition modifies litter dynamics and decomposition in regenerating tropical dry forest. Oecologia. PMID 27236291 DOI: 10.1007/S00442-016-3662-X  1
2016 Xu X, Medvigy D, Powers JS, Becknell JM, Guan K. Diversity in plant hydraulic traits explains seasonal and inter-annual variations of vegetation dynamics in seasonally dry tropical forests. The New Phytologist. PMID 27189787 DOI: 10.1111/Nph.14009  1
2016 Martínez-Izquierdo L, García MM, Powers JS, Schnitzer SA. Lianas suppress seedling growth and survival of 14 tree species in a Panamanian tropical forest. Ecology. 97: 215-24. PMID 27008790 DOI: 10.1890/14-2261.1  1
2016 Poorter L, Bongers F, Aide TM, Almeyda Zambrano AM, Balvanera P, Becknell JM, Boukili V, Brancalion PH, Broadbent EN, Chazdon RL, Craven D, de Almeida-Cortez JS, Cabral GA, de Jong BH, Denslow JS, ... ... Powers JS, et al. Biomass resilience of Neotropical secondary forests. Nature. PMID 26840632 DOI: 10.1038/Nature16512  1
2016 Sinsabaugh RL, Turner BL, Talbot JM, Waring BG, Powers JS, Kuske CR, Moorhead DL, Shah JJF. Stoichiometry of microbial carbon use efficiency in soils Ecological Monographs. 86: 172-189. DOI: 10.1890/15-2110.1  1
2016 Martínez-Izquierdo L, García MM, Powers JS, Schnitzer SA. Lianas suppress seedling growth and survival of 14 tree species in a Panamanian tropical forest Ecology. 97: 215-224.  1
2015 Schnitzer SA, van der Heijden GM, Powers JS. Reply to Verbeeck and Kearsley: Addressing the challenges of including lianas in global vegetation models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26699499 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1521823113  1
2015 Reid JP, Schnitzer SA, Powers JS. Short and Long-Term Soil Moisture Effects of Liana Removal in a Seasonally Moist Tropical Forest. Plos One. 10: e0141891. PMID 26545205 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0141891  1
2015 van der Heijden GM, Powers JS, Schnitzer SA. Lianas reduce carbon accumulation and storage in tropical forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26460031 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1504869112  1
2015 Cowles JM, Wragg PD, Wright AJ, Powers JS, Tilman D. Shifting grassland plant community structure drives positive interactive effects of warming and diversity on aboveground net primary productivity. Global Change Biology. PMID 26426698 DOI: 10.1111/Gcb.13111  1
2015 Waring BG, Adams R, Branco S, Powers JS. Scale-dependent variation in nitrogen cycling and soil fungal communities along gradients of forest composition and age in regenerating tropical dry forests. The New Phytologist. PMID 26390155 DOI: 10.1111/Nph.13654  1
2015 Waring BG, Becknell JM, Powers JS. Nitrogen, phosphorus, and cation use efficiency in stands of regenerating tropical dry forest. Oecologia. 178: 887-97. PMID 25740336 DOI: 10.1007/S00442-015-3283-9  1
2015 Powers JS, Becklund KK, Gei MG, Iyengar SB, Meyer R, O’Connell CS, Schilling EM, Smith CM, Waring BG, Werden LK. Nutrient addition effects on tropical dry forests: A mini-review from microbial to ecosystem scales Frontiers in Earth Sciences. 3: 1-8. DOI: 10.3389/Feart.2015.00034  1
2015 Whittington HR, Tilman D, Wragg PD, Powers JS, Browning DM. Phenological responses of prairie plants vary among species and year in a three-year experimental warming study Ecosphere. 6. DOI: 10.1890/Es15-00070.1  1
2015 Locatelli B, Catterall CP, Imbach P, Kumar C, Lasco R, Marín-Spiotta E, Mercer B, Powers JS, Schwartz N, Uriarte M. Tropical reforestation and climate change: Beyond carbon Restoration Ecology. 23: 337-343. DOI: 10.1111/Rec.12209  1
2015 Vargas GG, Werden LK, Powers JS. Explaining legume success in tropical dry forests based on seed germination niches: A new hypothesis Biotropica. 47: 277-280. DOI: 10.1111/Btp.12210  1
2015 Letcher SG, Lasky JR, Chazdon RL, Norden N, Wright SJ, Meave JA, Pérez-García EA, Muñoz R, Romero-Pérez E, Andrade A, Andrade JL, Balvanera P, Becknell JM, Bentos TV, Bhaskar R, ... ... Powers JS, et al. Environmental gradients and the evolution of successional habitat specialization: A test case with 14 Neotropical forest sites Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12435  1
2015 Waring BG, Álvarez-Cansino L, Barry KE, Becklund KK, Dale S, Gei MG, Keller AB, Lopez OR, Markesteijn L, Mangan S, Riggs CE, Rodríguez-Ronderos ME, Max Segnitz R, Schnitzer SA, Powers JS. Pervasive and strong effects of plants on soil chemistry: A meta-analysis of individual plant ‘zinke’ effects Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1001  1
2015 Schilling JS, Ayres A, Kaffenberger JT, Powers JS. Initial white rot type dominance of wood decomposition and its functional consequences in a regenerating tropical dry forest Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 88: 58-68. DOI: 10.1016/J.Soilbio.2015.05.002  1
2015 Gei MG, Powers JS. The influence of seasonality and species effects on surface fine roots and nodulation in tropical legume tree plantations Plant and Soil. 388: 187-196. DOI: 10.1007/S11104-014-2324-1  1
2015 Ceccon E, Sánchez I, Powers JS. Biological potential of four indigenous tree species from seasonally dry tropical forest for soil restoration Agroforestry Systems. 89: 455-467. DOI: 10.1007/S10457-014-9782-6  1
2015 Álvarez-Cansino L, Schnitzer SA, Reid JP, Powers JS. Liana competition with tropical trees varies seasonally but not with tree species identity Ecology. 96: 39-45.  1
2014 Becknell JM, Powers JS. Stand age and soils as drivers of plant functional traits and aboveground biomass in secondary tropical dry forest Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 44: 604-613. DOI: 10.1139/Cjfr-2013-0331  1
2014 Becklund KK, Kinkel LL, Powers JS. Landscape-scale Variation in Pathogen-suppressive bacteria in tropical dry forest soils of Costa Rica Biotropica. 46: 657-666. DOI: 10.1111/Btp.12155  1
2014 Powers JS. Reciprocal interactions between lianas and forest soil Ecology of Lianas. 175-187. DOI: 10.1002/9781118392409.ch14  1
2013 Powers JS, Peréz-Aviles D. Edaphic Factors are a More Important Control on Surface Fine Roots than Stand Age in Secondary Tropical Dry Forests Biotropica. 45: 1-9. DOI: 10.1111/J.1744-7429.2012.00881.X  1
2013 van der Heijden GM, Schnitzer SA, Powers JS, Phillips OL. Liana impacts on carbon cycling, storage and sequestration in tropical forests Biotropica. 45: 682-692. DOI: 10.1111/Btp.12060  1
2013 Whittington HR, Tilman D, Powers JS. Consequences of elevated temperatures on legume biomass and nitrogen cycling in a field warming and biodiversity experiment in a North American prairie Functional Plant Biology. 40: 1147-1158. DOI: 10.1071/FP12345  1
2013 Gei MG, Powers JS. Do legumes and non-legumes tree species affect soil properties in unmanaged forests and plantations in Costa Rican dry forests? Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 57: 264-272. DOI: 10.1016/J.Soilbio.2012.09.013  1
2012 Whittington HR, Deede L, Powers JS. Growth responses, biomass partitioning, and nitrogen isotopes of prairie legumes in response to elevated temperature and varying nitrogen source in a growth chamber experiment. American Journal of Botany. 99: 838-46. PMID 22539505 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1100283  1
2012 Becknell JM, Kissing Kucek L, Powers JS. Aboveground biomass in mature and secondary seasonally dry tropical forests: A literature review and global synthesis Forest Ecology and Management. 276: 88-95. DOI: 10.1016/J.Foreco.2012.03.033  1
2012 Sayer EJ, Wright SJ, Tanner EVJ, Yavitt JB, Harms KE, Powers JS, Kaspari M, Garcia MN, Turner BL. Variable Responses of Lowland Tropical Forest Nutrient Status to Fertilization and Litter Manipulation Ecosystems. 15: 387-400. DOI: 10.1007/S10021-011-9516-9  1
2011 Powers JS, Corre MD, Twine TE, Veldkamp E. Geographic bias of field observations of soil carbon stocks with tropical land-use changes precludes spatial extrapolation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 6318-22. PMID 21444813 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1016774108  1
2011 Powers JS, Salute S. Macro- and micronutrient effects on decomposition of leaf litter from two tropical tree species: Inferences from a short-term laboratory incubation Plant and Soil. 346: 245-257. DOI: 10.1007/S11104-011-0815-X  1
2010 Powers JS, Tiffin P. Plant functional type classifications in tropical dry forests in Costa Rica: Leaf habit versus taxonomic approaches Functional Ecology. 24: 927-936. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2435.2010.01701.X  1
2010 Kissing LB, Powers JS. Coarse woody debris stocks as a function of forest type and stand age in Costa Rican tropical dry forest: Long-lasting legacies of previous land use Journal of Tropical Ecology. 26: 467-471. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467410000131  1
2010 Gotsch SG, Powers JS, Lerdau MT. Leaf traits and water relations of 12 evergreen species in Costa Rican wet and dry forests: Patterns of intra-specific variation across forests and seasons Plant Ecology. 211: 133-146. DOI: 10.1007/S11258-010-9779-9  1
2009 Powers JS, Montgomery RA, Adair EC, Brearley FQ, Dewalt SJ, Castanho CT, Chave J, Deinert E, Ganzhorn JU, Gilbert ME, González-Iturbe JA, Bunyavejchewin S, Grau HR, Harms KE, Hiremath A, et al. Decomposition in tropical forests: A pan-tropical study of the effects of litter type, litter placement and mesofaunal exclusion across a precipitation gradient Journal of Ecology. 97: 801-811. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2745.2009.01515.X  1
2009 Quesada M, Sanchez-Azofeifa GA, Alvarez-Añorve M, Stoner KE, Avila-Cabadilla L, Calvo-Alvarado J, Castillo A, Espírito-Santo MM, Fagundes M, Fernandes GW, Gamon J, Lopezaraiza-Mikel M, Lawrence D, Morellato LPC, Powers JS, et al. Succession and management of tropical dry forests in the Americas: Review and new perspectives Forest Ecology and Management. 258: 1014-1024. DOI: 10.1016/J.Foreco.2009.06.023  1
2009 Powers JS, Becknell JM, Irving J, Pèrez-Aviles D. Diversity and structure of regenerating tropical dry forests in Costa Rica: Geographic patterns and environmental drivers Forest Ecology and Management. 258: 959-970. DOI: 10.1016/J.Foreco.2008.10.036  1
2008 Sinsabaugh RL, Lauber CL, Weintraub MN, Ahmed B, Allison SD, Crenshaw C, Contosta AR, Cusack D, Frey S, Gallo ME, Gartner TB, Hobbie SE, Holland K, Keeler BL, Powers JS, et al. Stoichiometry of soil enzyme activity at global scale. Ecology Letters. 11: 1252-64. PMID 18823393 DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2008.01245.X  1
2007 Sayer EJ, Powers JS, Tanner EV. Increased litterfall in tropical forests boosts the transfer of soil CO2 to the atmosphere. Plos One. 2: e1299. PMID 18074023 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0001299  1
2006 Powers JS. Spatial variation of soil organic carbon concentrations and stable isotopic composition in 1-ha plots of forest and pasture in Costa Rica: Implications for the natural abundance technique Biology and Fertility of Soils. 42: 580-584. DOI: 10.1007/S00374-005-0054-5  1
2005 Powers JS, Treseder KK, Lerdau MT. Fine roots, arbuscular mycorrhizal hyphae and soil nutrients in four neotropical rain forests: patterns across large geographic distances. The New Phytologist. 165: 913-21. PMID 15720702 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2004.01279.X  1
2005 Powers JS, Veldkamp E. Regional variation in soil carbon and δ13C in forests and pastures of northeastern Costa Rica Biogeochemistry. 72: 315-336. DOI: 10.1007/S10533-004-0368-7  1
2004 Harms KE, Powers JS, Montgomery RA. Variation in small sapling density, understory cover, and resource availability in four neotropical forests Biotropica. 36: 40-51. DOI: 10.1111/J.1744-7429.2004.Tb00294.X  1
2004 Powers JS, Read JM, Denslow JS, Guzman SM. Estimating soil carbon fluxes following land-cover change: A test of some critical assumptions for a region in Costa Rica Global Change Biology. 10: 170-181. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2486.2004.00736.X  1
2004 Powers JS, Kalicin MH, Newman ME. Tree species do not influence local soil chemistry in a species-rich Costa Rica rain forest Journal of Tropical Ecology. 20: 587-590. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467404001877  1
2004 Powers JS. Changes in soil carbon and nitrogen after contrasting land-use transitions in northeastern Costa Rica Ecosystems. 7: 134-146. DOI: 10.1007/S10021-003-0123-2  1
2004 Powers JS. New perspectives in comparative ecology of neotropical rain forests: Reflections on the past, present, and future Biotropica. 36: 2-6.  1
2002 Loescher HW, Powers JS, Oberbauer SF. Spatial variation of throughfall volume in an old-growth tropical wet forest, Costa Rica Journal of Tropical Ecology. 18: 397-407. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467402002274  1
2002 Powers JS, Schlesinger WH. Geographic and vertical patterns of stable carbon isotopes in tropical rain forest soils of Costa Rica Geoderma. 109: 141-160. DOI: 10.1016/S0016-7061(02)00148-9  1
2002 Powers JS, Schlesinger WH. Relationships among soil carbon distributions and biophysical factors at nested spatial scales in rain forests of northeastern Costa Rica Geoderma. 109: 165-190. DOI: 10.1016/S0016-7061(02)00147-7  1
1999 Powers JS, Sollins P, Harmon ME, Jones JA. Plant-pest interactions in time and space: A Douglas-fir bark beetle outbreak as a case study Landscape Ecology. 14: 105-120. DOI: 10.1023/A:1008017711917  1
1997 Powers JS, Haggar JP, Fisher RF. The effect of overstory composition on understory woody regeneration and species richness in 7-year-old plantations in Costa Rica Forest Ecology and Management. 99: 43-54. DOI: 10.1016/S0378-1127(97)00193-X  1
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