Karl J. Niklas, Ph.D. - Publications

Botany Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States 
Plant Evolution, Biomechanics

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2019 Niklas KJ, Hammond ST. Biophysical Effects on the Scaling of Plant Growth, Form, and Ecology. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 31070740 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icz028  1
2016 Zhang Z, Zhong Q, Niklas KJ, Cai L, Yang Y, Cheng D. A predictive nondestructive model for the covariation of tree height, diameter, and stem volume scaling relationships. Scientific Reports. 6: 31008. PMID 27553773 DOI: 10.1038/Srep31008  1
2016 Mu J, Zeng Y, Wu Q, Niklas KJ, Niu K. Traditional grazing regimes promote biodiversity and increase nectar production in Tibetan alpine meadows Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 233: 336-342. DOI: 10.1016/J.Agee.2016.09.030  1
2015 Chen FS, Niklas KJ, Liu Y, Fang XM, Wan SZ, Wang H. Nitrogen and phosphorus additions alter nutrient dynamics but not resorption efficiencies of Chinese fir leaves and twigs differing in age. Tree Physiology. PMID 26358049 DOI: 10.1093/Treephys/Tpv076  1
2015 Niklas KJ. Measuring the tempo of plant death and birth. The New Phytologist. 207: 254-6. PMID 26096200 DOI: 10.1111/Nph.13402  1
2015 Wang Z, Ji M, Deng J, Milne RI, Ran J, Zhang Q, Fan Z, Zhang X, Li J, Huang H, Cheng D, Niklas KJ. A theoretical framework for whole-plant carbon assimilation efficiency based on metabolic scaling theory: a test case using Picea seedlings. Tree Physiology. 35: 599-607. PMID 25939866 DOI: 10.1093/Treephys/Tpv030  1
2015 Niklas KJ. A Phyletic Perspective on Cell Growth. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. 7. PMID 25934012 DOI: 10.1101/Cshperspect.A019158  1
2015 Mu J, Peng Y, Xi X, Wu X, Li G, Niklas KJ, Sun S. Artificial asymmetric warming reduces nectar yield in a Tibetan alpine species of Asteraceae. Annals of Botany. PMID 25921787 DOI: 10.1093/Aob/Mcv042  1
2015 Niklas KJ, Kutschera U. Historical revisionism and the inheritance theories of Darwin and Weismann. Die Naturwissenschaften. 102: 27. PMID 25917381 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-015-1279-2  1
2015 Meng F, Zhang G, Li X, Niklas KJ, Sun S. Growth synchrony between leaves and stems during twig development differs among plant functional types of subtropical rainforest woody species. Tree Physiology. 35: 621-31. PMID 25813701 DOI: 10.1093/Treephys/Tpv021  1
2015 Bolinder K, Niklas KJ, Rydin C. Aerodynamics and pollen ultrastructure in Ephedra. American Journal of Botany. 102: 457-70. PMID 25784479 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1400517  1
2015 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Darwin-Wallace Demons: survival of the fastest in populations of duckweeds and the evolutionary history of an enigmatic group of angiosperms. Plant Biology (Stuttgart, Germany). 17: 24-32. PMID 24674028 DOI: 10.1111/Plb.12171  1
2015 Niklas KJ. A Biophysical Perspective on the Pollination Biology of Ephedra nevadensis and E. trifurca Botanical Review. 81: 28-41. DOI: 10.1007/S12229-014-9148-9  1
2014 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED, Kutschera U. Did meiosis evolve before sex and the evolution of eukaryotic life cycles? Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 36: 1091-101. PMID 25143284 DOI: 10.1002/Bies.201400045  1
2014 Cheng D, Niklas KJ, Zhong Q, Yang Y, Zhang J. Interspecific differences in whole-plant respiration vs. biomass scaling relationships: a case study using evergreen conifer and angiosperm tree seedlings. American Journal of Botany. 101: 617-23. PMID 24671408 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1300360  1
2014 Niklas KJ, Kutschera U. Amphimixis and the individual in evolving populations: does Weismann's Doctrine apply to all, most or a few organisms? Die Naturwissenschaften. 101: 357-72. PMID 24633620 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-014-1164-4  1
2014 Niklas KJ. The evolutionary-developmental origins of multicellularity. American Journal of Botany. 101: 6-25. PMID 24363320 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1300314  1
2014 Zhou X, Zhang Y, Niklas KJ. Sensitivity of growth and biomass allocation patterns to increasing nitrogen: a comparison between ephemerals and annuals in the Gurbantunggut Desert, north-western China. Annals of Botany. 113: 501-11. PMID 24287812 DOI: 10.1093/Aob/Mct275  1
2014 Meng F, Cao R, Yang D, Niklas KJ, Sun S. Trade-offs between light interception and leaf water shedding: a comparison of shade- and sun-adapted species in a subtropical rainforest. Oecologia. 174: 13-22. PMID 23942949 DOI: 10.1007/S00442-013-2746-0  1
2014 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED, Dunker AK. The number of cell types, information content, and the evolution of complex multicellularity Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae. 83: 337-347. DOI: 10.5586/Asbp.2014.034  1
2014 Mu J, Peng Y, Xi X, Wu X, Griffin JN, Niklas KJ, Sun S. Domesticated honey bees evolutionarily reduce flower nectar volume in a Tibetan lotus Ecology. 95: 3161-3172. DOI: 10.1890/13-2055.1  1
2014 Niklas KJ, Hammond ST. Assessing scaling relationships: Uses, abuses, and alternatives International Journal of Plant Sciences. 175: 754-763. DOI: 10.1086/677238  1
2013 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED, Crawford DR. The evo-devo of multinucleate cells, tissues, and organisms, and an alternative route to multicellularity. Evolution & Development. 15: 466-74. PMID 24261447 DOI: 10.1111/Ede.12055  1
2013 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Metabolic scaling theory in plant biology and the three oxygen paradoxa of aerobic life. Theory in Biosciences = Theorie in Den Biowissenschaften. 132: 277-88. PMID 23982798 DOI: 10.1007/S12064-013-0194-3  1
2013 Meng F, Cao R, Yang D, Niklas KJ, Sun S. Within-twig leaf distribution patterns differ among plant life-forms in a subtropical Chinese forest. Tree Physiology. 33: 753-62. PMID 23933830 DOI: 10.1093/Treephys/Tpt053  1
2013 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Cell division and turgor-driven stem elongation in juvenile plants: a synthesis. Plant Science : An International Journal of Experimental Plant Biology. 207: 45-56. PMID 23602098 DOI: 10.1016/J.Plantsci.2013.02.004  1
2013 Niklas KJ. Biophysical and size-dependent perspectives on plant evolution. Journal of Experimental Botany. 64: 4817-27. PMID 23362301 DOI: 10.1093/Jxb/Ers379  1
2013 Spatz HC, Niklas KJ. Modes of failure in tubular plant organs. American Journal of Botany. 100: 332-6. PMID 23360929 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1200454  1
2013 Niklas KJ, Newman SA. The origins of multicellular organisms. Evolution & Development. 15: 41-52. PMID 23331916 DOI: 10.1111/Ede.12013  1
2013 Niklas KJ, Owens TG, Wayne RO. Unity and disunity in biology Bioscience. 63: 811-816. DOI: 10.1525/Bio.2013.63.10.8  1
2013 Niklas KJ, Hammond ST. Biophysical effects on plant competition and coexistence Functional Ecology. 27: 854-864. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2435.2012.02035.X  1
2012 Hernández-Hernández V, Niklas KJ, Newman SA, Benítez M. Dynamical patterning modules in plant development and evolution. The International Journal of Developmental Biology. 56: 661-74. PMID 23319343 DOI: 10.1387/Ijdb.120027Mb  1
2012 Price CA, Weitz JS, Savage VM, Stegen J, Clarke A, Coomes DA, Dodds PS, Etienne RS, Kerkhoff AJ, McCulloh K, Niklas KJ, Olff H, Swenson NG, Chave J. Testing the metabolic theory of ecology. Ecology Letters. 15: 1465-74. PMID 22931542 DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2012.01860.X  1
2012 Niklas KJ, Kutschera U. Plant development, auxin, and the subsystem incompleteness theorem. Frontiers in Plant Science. 3: 37. PMID 22645582 DOI: 10.3389/Fpls.2012.00037  1
2012 Qin X, Niklas KJ, Qi L, Xiong Y, Li F. The effects of domestication on the scaling of below- vs. aboveground biomass in four selected wheat (Triticum; Poaceae) genotypes. American Journal of Botany. 99: 1112-7. PMID 22645097 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1100366  1
2012 Liu Y, Mu J, Niklas KJ, Li G, Sun S. Global warming reduces plant reproductive output for temperate multi-inflorescence species on the Tibetan plateau. The New Phytologist. 195: 427-36. PMID 22591333 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2012.04178.X  1
2012 Deng J, Zuo W, Wang Z, Fan Z, Ji M, Wang G, Ran J, Zhao C, Liu J, Niklas KJ, Hammond ST, Brown JH. Insights into plant size-density relationships from models and agricultural crops. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 8600-5. PMID 22586097 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1205663109  1
2012 Brolly M, Woodhouse IH, Niklas KJ, Hammond ST. A macroecological analysis of SERA derived forest heights and implications for forest volume remote sensing. Plos One. 7: e33927. PMID 22457800 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0033927  1
2012 Hammond ST, Niklas KJ. Computer simulations support a core prediction of a contentious plant model. American Journal of Botany. 99: 508-16. PMID 22371857 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1100415  1
2012 Niklas KJ, Spatz HC. Mechanical properties of wood disproportionately increase with increasing density. American Journal of Botany. 99: 169-70. PMID 22210837 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1100567  1
2012 Poorter H, Niklas KJ, Reich PB, Oleksyn J, Poot P, Mommer L. Biomass allocation to leaves, stems and roots: meta-analyses of interspecific variation and environmental control. The New Phytologist. 193: 30-50. PMID 22085245 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2011.03952.X  1
2012 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Organ-specific rates of cellular respiration in developing sunflower seedlings and their bearing on metabolic scaling theory. Protoplasma. 249: 1049-57. PMID 22016107 DOI: 10.1007/S00709-011-0338-6  1
2012 Peng YH, Niklas KJ, Sun SC. Do plants explore habitats before exploiting them? An explicit test using two stoloniferous herbs Chinese Science Bulletin. 57: 2425-2432. DOI: 10.1007/S11434-012-4983-8  1
2012 Chen FS, Niklas KJ, Chen GS, Guo D. Leaf traits and relationships differ with season as well as among species groupings in a managed Southeastern China forest landscape Plant Ecology. 213: 1489-1502. DOI: 10.1007/S11258-012-0106-5  1
2012 Chen H, Niklas KJ, Sun S. Testing the packing rule across the twig-petiole interface of temperate woody species Trees - Structure and Function. 26: 1737-1745. DOI: 10.1007/S00468-012-0742-3  1
2011 Niklas KJ, Christianson ML. Differences in the scaling of area and mass of Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgoaceae) leaves and their relevance to the study of specific leaf area. American Journal of Botany. 98: 1381-6. PMID 21821596 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1100106  1
2011 Christianson ML, Niklas KJ. Patterns of diversity in leaves from canopies of Ginkgo biloba are revealed using Specific Leaf Area as a morphological character. American Journal of Botany. 98: 1068-76. PMID 21712418 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1000452  1
2011 Niklas KJ. Climbing plants: attachment and the ascent for light. Current Biology : Cb. 21: R199-201. PMID 21377100 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2011.01.034  1
2011 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Ontogenetic changes in the scaling of cellular respiration with respect to size among sunflower seedlings. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 6: 72-6. PMID 21301213 DOI: 10.4161/Psb.6.1.14001  1
2011 Mu J, Li G, Niklas K, Sun S. Difference in floral traits, pollination, and reproductive success between white and blue flowers of Fentiana leucomelaena (Gentianaceae) in an alpine meadow Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 43: 410-416. DOI: 10.1657/1938-4246-43.3.410  1
2011 Hammond ST, Niklas KJ. Modeling forest self-assembly dynamics using allometric and physical first principles Bioscience. 61: 663-676. DOI: 10.1525/Bio.2011.61.9.5  1
2011 Hammond ST, Niklas KJ. Computer simulations of plant biodiversity in stable and unstable environments: A test of the neutral biodiversity theory Journal of Biological Systems. 19: 1-17. DOI: 10.1142/S0218339011003762  1
2011 Peng Y, Niklas KJ, Sun S. The relationship between relative growth rate and whole-plant C: N: P stoichiometry in plant seedlings grown under nutrient-enriched conditions Journal of Plant Ecology. 4: 147-156. DOI: 10.1093/Jpe/Rtq026  1
2011 Nicotra AB, Leigh A, Boyce CK, Jones CS, Niklas KJ, Royer DL, Tsukaya H. The evolution and functional significance of leaf shape in the angiosperms Functional Plant Biology. 38: 535-552. DOI: 10.1071/FP11057  1
2011 McElwain JC, Willis KJ, Niklas KJ. Long-term fluctuations in atmospheric CO2 concentration influence plant speciation rates Climate Change, Ecology and Systematics. 122-140. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511974540.006  1
2011 Chen FS, Niklas KJ, Zeng DH. Important foliar traits depend on species-grouping: Analysis of a remnant temperate forest at the Keerqin Sandy Lands, China Plant and Soil. 340: 337-345. DOI: 10.1007/S11104-010-0606-9  1
2010 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED. Ontogenetic changes in the numbers of short- vs. long-shoots account for decreasing specific leaf area in Acer rubrum (Aceraceae) as trees increase in size. American Journal of Botany. 97: 27-37. PMID 21622364 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.0900249  1
2010 Niklas KJ, Spatz HC. Worldwide correlations of mechanical properties and green wood density. American Journal of Botany. 97: 1587-94. PMID 21616793 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1000150  1
2010 Price CA, Gilooly JF, Allen AP, Weitz JS, Niklas KJ. The metabolic theory of ecology: prospects and challenges for plant biology. The New Phytologist. 188: 696-710. PMID 20819176 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2010.03442.X  1
2010 Reich PB, Oleksyn J, Wright IJ, Niklas KJ, Hedin L, Elser JJ. Evidence of a general 2/3-power law of scaling leaf nitrogen to phosphorus among major plant groups and biomes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 277: 877-83. PMID 19906667 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.1818  1
2010 Yang D, Niklas KJ, Xiang S, Sun S. Size-dependent leaf area ratio in plant twigs: implication for leaf size optimization. Annals of Botany. 105: 71-7. PMID 19864268 DOI: 10.1093/Aob/Mcp262  1
2010 Niklas KJ, Kutschera U. The evolution of the land plant life cycle. The New Phytologist. 185: 27-41. PMID 19863728 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2009.03054.X  1
2010 Peng Y, Niklas KJ, Reich PB, Sun S. Ontogenetic shift in the scaling of dark respiration with whole-plant mass in seven shrub species Functional Ecology. 24: 502-512. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2435.2009.01667.X  1
2010 Sun S, Niklas KJ, Fang F, Xiang S, Wu X, Yang X. Is branching intensity interspecifically related to biomass allocation? A survey of 25 dicot shrub species from an open-growing dry valley International Journal of Plant Sciences. 171: 615-625. DOI: 10.1086/653544  1
2009 Hammond ST, Niklas KJ. Emergent properties of plants competing in silico for space and light: Seeing the tree from the forest. American Journal of Botany. 96: 1430-44. PMID 21628290 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.0900063  1
2009 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED, Spatz HC. Predicting the allometry of leaf surface area and dry mass. American Journal of Botany. 96: 531-6. PMID 21628208 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.0800250  1
2009 Crepet WL, Niklas KJ. Darwin's second 'abominable mystery': Why are there so many angiosperm species? American Journal of Botany. 96: 366-81. PMID 21628194 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.0800126  1
2009 Niklas KJ. Functional adaptation and phenotypic plasticity at the cellular and whole plant level. Journal of Biosciences. 34: 613-20. PMID 19920346 DOI: 10.1007/S12038-009-0079-2  1
2009 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Evolutionary plant physiology: Charles Darwin's forgotten synthesis. Die Naturwissenschaften. 96: 1339-54. PMID 19763527 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-009-0604-Z  1
2009 Chen H, Niklas KJ, Yang D, Sun S. The effect of twig architecture and seed number on seed size variation in subtropical woody species. The New Phytologist. 183: 1212-21. PMID 19496950 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2009.02878.X  1
2009 Niklas KJ, Kutschera U. The evolutionary development of plant body plans Functional Plant Biology. 36: 682-695. DOI: 10.1071/FP09107  1
2009 Niklas KJ. Deducing plant function from organic form: Challenges and pitfalls Form and Function in Developmental Evolution. 47-82. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511576188.003  1
2008 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED. Evidence for "diminishing returns" from the scaling of stem diameter and specific leaf area. American Journal of Botany. 95: 549-57. PMID 21632381 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.0800034  1
2008 Niklas KJ, Demason DA, Cobb ED. Genetic effects on the biomass partitioning and growth of Pisum and Lycopersicon. American Journal of Botany. 95: 424-33. PMID 21632366 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.95.4.424  1
2008 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Macroevolution via secondary endosymbiosis: a Neo-Goldschmidtian view of unicellular hopeful monsters and Darwin's primordial intermediate form. Theory in Biosciences = Theorie in Den Biowissenschaften. 127: 277-89. PMID 18581157 DOI: 10.1007/S12064-008-0046-8  1
2008 Niklas KJ, Marler TE. Sex and population differences in the allometry of an endangered cycad species, Cycas micronesica (Cycadales) International Journal of Plant Sciences. 169: 659-665. DOI: 10.1086/533606  1
2008 Niklas KJ. Embryo morphology and seedling evolution Seedling Ecology and Evolution. 103-129. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511815133.007  1
2007 Niklas KJ, Marler TE. Carica papaya (Caricaceae): a case study into the effects of domestication on plant vegetative growth and reproduction. American Journal of Botany. 94: 999-1002. PMID 21636469 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.94.6.999  1
2007 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. The epidermal-growth-control theory of stem elongation: an old and a new perspective. Journal of Plant Physiology. 164: 1395-409. PMID 17905474 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jplph.2007.08.002  1
2007 Niklas KJ. Sizing up life and death. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 15589-90. PMID 17898167 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0707463104  1
2007 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED, Niinemets U, Reich PB, Sellin A, Shipley B, Wright IJ. "Diminishing returns" in the scaling of functional leaf traits across and within species groups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 8891-6. PMID 17502616 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0701135104  1
2007 Saladié M, Matas AJ, Isaacson T, Jenks MA, Goodwin SM, Niklas KJ, Xiaolin R, Labavitch JM, Shackel KA, Fernie AR, Lytovchenko A, O'Neill MA, Watkins CB, Rose JK. A reevaluation of the key factors that influence tomato fruit softening and integrity. Plant Physiology. 144: 1012-28. PMID 17449643 DOI: 10.1104/Pp.107.097477  1
2007 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Photosynthesis research on yellowtops: macroevolution in progress. Theory in Biosciences = Theorie in Den Biowissenschaften. 125: 81-92. PMID 17412289 DOI: 10.1016/J.Thbio.2006.06.001  1
2007 Enquist BJ, Allen AP, Brown JH, Gillooly JF, Kerkhoff AJ, Niklas KJ, Price CA, West GB. Biological scaling: does the exception prove the rule? Nature. 445: E9-10; discussion E1. PMID 17268426 DOI: 10.1038/Nature05548  1
2007 Niklas KJ. Maximum plant height and the biophysical factors that limit it. Tree Physiology. 27: 433-40. PMID 17241985 DOI: 10.1093/Treephys/27.3.433  1
2007 Cheng DL, Niklas KJ. Above- and below-ground biomass relationships across 1534 forested communities. Annals of Botany. 99: 95-102. PMID 17085476 DOI: 10.1093/Aob/Mcl206  1
2007 Enquist BJ, Tiffney BH, Niklas KJ. Metabolic scaling and the evolutionary dynamics of plant size, form, and diversity: Toward a synthesis of ecology, evolution, and paleontology International Journal of Plant Sciences. 168: 729-749. DOI: 10.1086/513479  1
2006 Niklas KJ, Spatz HC. Allometric theory and the mechanical stability of large trees: proof and conjecture. American Journal of Botany. 93: 824-8. PMID 21642144 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.93.6.824  1
2006 Niklas KJ, Spatz HC, Vincent J. Plant biomechanics: an overview and prospectus. American Journal of Botany. 93: 1369-78. PMID 21642084 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.93.10.1369  1
2006 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED. Biomass partitioning and leaf N,P - stoichiometry: comparisons between tree and herbaceous current-year shoots. Plant, Cell & Environment. 29: 2030-42. PMID 17081239 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-3040.2006.01578.X  1
2006 Niklas KJ. A phyletic perspective on the allometry of plant biomass-partitioning patterns and functionally equivalent organ-categories. The New Phytologist. 171: 27-40. PMID 16771980 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2006.01760.X  1
2006 Niklas KJ. Scaling the paths of resistance. The New Phytologist. 169: 219-21. PMID 16411925 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8137.2005.01629.X  1
2006 Niklas KJ. Plant allometry, leaf nitrogen and phosphorus stoichiometry, and interspecific trends in annual growth rates. Annals of Botany. 97: 155-63. PMID 16287903 DOI: 10.1093/Aob/Mcj021  1
2006 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED, Marler T. A comparison between the record height-to-stem diameter allometries of Pachycaulis and Leptocaulis species. Annals of Botany. 97: 79-83. PMID 16254020 DOI: 10.1093/Aob/Mcj002  1
2005 Niklas KJ, Cobb ED. N, P, and C stoichiometry of Eranthis hyemalis (Ranunculaceae) and the allometry of plant growth. American Journal of Botany. 92: 1256-63. PMID 21646146 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.92.8.1256  1
2005 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. Endosymbiosis, cell evolution, and speciation. Theory in Biosciences = Theorie in Den Biowissenschaften. 124: 1-24. PMID 17046345 DOI: 10.1016/J.Thbio.2005.04.001  1
2005 Dercole F, Niklas K, Rand R. Self-thinning and community persistence in a simple size-structured dynamical model of plant growth Journal of Mathematical Biology. 51: 333-354. PMID 15868195 DOI: 10.1007/S00285-005-0322-X  1
2005 Niklas KJ. Modelling below- and above-ground biomass for non-woody and woody plants. Annals of Botany. 95: 315-21. PMID 15546927 DOI: 10.1093/Aob/Mci028  1
2005 Niklas KJ, Owens T, Reich PB, Cobb ED. Nitrogen/phosphorus leaf stoichiometry and the scaling of plant growth Ecology Letters. 8: 636-642. DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2005.00759.X  1
2004 Matas AJ, Cobb ED, Bartsch JA, Paolillo DJ, Niklas KJ. Biomechanics and anatomy of Lycopersicon esculentum fruit peels and enzyme-treated samples. American Journal of Botany. 91: 352-60. PMID 21653391 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.91.3.352  1
2004 Niklas KJ. Plant allometry: is there a grand unifying theory? Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 79: 871-89. PMID 15682874 DOI: 10.1017/S1464793104006499  1
2004 Niklas KJ, Spatz HC. Growth and hydraulic (not mechanical) constraints govern the scaling of tree height and mass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101: 15661-3. PMID 15505224 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0405857101  1
2004 Kutschera U, Niklas KJ. The modern theory of biological evolution: an expanded synthesis. Die Naturwissenschaften. 91: 255-76. PMID 15241603 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-004-0515-Y  1
2004 Smith FA, Brown JH, Haskell JP, Lyons SK, Alroy J, Charnov EL, Dayan T, Enquist BJ, Ernest SK, Hadly EA, Jones KE, Kaufman DM, Marquet PA, Maurer BA, Niklas KJ, et al. Similarity of mammalian body size across the taxonomic hierarchy and across space and time. The American Naturalist. 163: 672-91. PMID 15122486 DOI: 10.1086/382898  1
2004 Willis KJ, Niklas KJ. The role of Quaternary environmental change in plant macroevolution: the exception or the rule? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 359: 159-72; discussion 1. PMID 15101573 DOI: 10.1098/Rstb.2003.1387  1
2004 Matas AJ, Cobb ED, Paolillo DJ, Niklas KJ. Crack resistance in cherry tomato fruit correlates with cuticular membrane thickness Hortscience. 39: 1354-1358. DOI: 10.21273/Hortsci.39.6.1354  1
2004 Niklas KJ. Computer models of early land plant evolution Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 32: 47-66. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.Earth.32.092203.122440  1
2004 Midgley JJ, Niklas KJ. Does disturbance prevent total basal area and biomass in indigenous forests from being at equilibrium with the local environment? Journal of Tropical Ecology. 20: 595-597. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467404001816  1
2004 Hogan CJ, Niklas KJ. Temperature and water content effects on the viscoelastic behavior of Tilia americana (Tiliaceae) sapwood Trees - Structure and Function. 18: 339-345. DOI: 10.1007/S00468-003-0311-X  1
2004 Maurer BA, Brown JH, Dayan T, Enquist BJ, Ernest SKM, Hadly EA, Haskell JP, Jablonski D, Jones KE, Kaufman DM, Lyons SK, Niklas KJ, Porter WP, Roy K, Smith FA, et al. Similarities in body size distributions of small-bodied flying vertebrates Evolutionary Ecology Research. 6: 783-797.  1
2003 Niklas KJ, Molina-Freaner F, Tinoco-Ojanguren C, Hogan CJ, Paolillo DJ. On the mechanical properties of the rare endemic cactus Stenocereus eruca and the related species S. gummosus. American Journal of Botany. 90: 663-74. PMID 21659161 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.90.5.663  1
2003 Niklas KJ. The Bio-Logic and machinery of plant morphogenesis. American Journal of Botany. 90: 515-25. PMID 21659144 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.90.4.515  1
2003 Hogan CJ, Niklas KJ. On the economy and safety of hollow non-septate peduncles. American Journal of Botany. 90: 356-63. PMID 21659127 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.90.3.356  1
2003 Niklas KJ. Reexamination of a canonical model for plant organ biomass partitioning. American Journal of Botany. 90: 250-4. PMID 21659115 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.90.2.250  1
2003 Morgan Ernest SK, Enquist BJ, Brown JH, Charnov EL, Gillooly JF, Savage VM, White EP, Smith FA, Hadly EA, Haskell JP, Lyons SK, Maurer BA, Niklas KJ, Tiffney B. Thermodynamic and metabolic effects on the scaling of production and population energy use Ecology Letters. 6: 990-995. DOI: 10.1046/J.1461-0248.2003.00526.X  1
2003 Niklas KJ, Midgley JJ, Rand RH. Size-dependent species richness: Trends within plant communities and across latitude Ecology Letters. 6: 631-636. DOI: 10.1046/J.1461-0248.2003.00473.X  1
2003 Niklas KJ, Midgley JJ, Rand RH. Tree size frequency distributions, plant density, age and community disturbance Ecology Letters. 6: 405-411. DOI: 10.1046/J.1461-0248.2003.00440.X  1
2003 Niklas KJ, Midgley JJ, Enquist BJ. A general model for mass-growth-density relations across tree-dominated communities Evolutionary Ecology Research. 5: 459-468.  1
2003 Niklas KJ, Enquist BJ. An allometric model for seed plant reproduction Evolutionary Ecology Research. 5: 79-88.  1
2002 Niklas KJ, Molina-Freaner F, Tinoco-Ojanguren C, Paolillo DJ. The biomechanics of Pachycereus pringlei root systems. American Journal of Botany. 89: 12-21. PMID 21669707 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.89.1.12  1
2002 Niklas KJ, Enquist BJ. Canonical rules for plant organ biomass partitioning and annual allocation. American Journal of Botany. 89: 812-9. PMID 21665681 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.89.5.812  1
2002 Niklas KJ, Enquist BJ. On the vegetative biomass partitioning of seed plant leaves, stems, and roots. The American Naturalist. 159: 482-97. PMID 18707431 DOI: 10.1086/339459  1
2002 Niklas KJ. On the allometry of biomass partitioning and light harvesting for plants with leafless stems. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 217: 47-52. PMID 12183129 DOI: 10.1006/Jtbi.2002.3019  1
2002 Enquist BJ, Niklas KJ. Global allocation rules for patterns of biomass partitioning in seed plants. Science (New York, N.Y.). 295: 1517-20. PMID 11859193 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1066360  1
2001 Niklas KJ, Speck T. Evolutionary trends in safety factors against wind-induced stem failure. American Journal of Botany. 88: 1266-78. PMID 11454627 DOI: 10.2307/3558338  1
2001 de Queiroz K, Donoghue M. Taxing debate for taxonomists. Science (New York, N.Y.). 292: 2249-50. PMID 11424941  1
2001 Enquist BJ, Niklas KJ. Invariant scaling relations across tree-dominated communities. Nature. 410: 655-60. PMID 11287945 DOI: 10.1038/35070500  1
2001 Niklas KJ, Enquist BJ. Invariant scaling relationships for interspecific plant biomass production rates and body size. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98: 2922-7. PMID 11226342 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.041590298  1
2001 Burgert I, Bernasconi A, Niklas KJ, Eckstein D. The influence of rays on the transverse elastic anisotropy in green wood of deciduous trees Holzforschung. 55: 449-454. DOI: 10.1515/HF.2001.074  1
2000 Niklas KJ. Computing factors of safety against wind-induced tree stem damage. Journal of Experimental Botany. 51: 797-806. PMID 10938872 DOI: 10.1093/Jexbot/51.345.797  1
2000 Niklas KJ, Molina-Freaner F, Tinoco-Ojanguren C, Paolillo DJ. Wood biomechanics and anatomy of PACHYCEREUS PRINGLEI. American Journal of Botany. 87: 469-81. PMID 10766718 DOI: 10.2307/2656590  1
2000 Niklas KJ. Modeling fossil plant form-function relationship: A critique Paleobiology. 26: 289-304. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2000)26[289:Mfpfra]2.0.Co;2  1
2000 Niklas KJ, Spatz HC. Wind-induced stresses in cherry trees: Evidence against the hypothesis of constant stress levels Trees - Structure and Function. 14: 230-237. DOI: 10.1007/S004680050008  1
2000 Mattheck C, Niklas KJ, Spatz HC. Comments on 'wind-induced stresses in cherry trees: Evidence against the hypothesis of constant stress levels' by K.J. Niklas, H.-C. Spatz, trees (2000) 14:230-237 (multiple letters) Trees - Structure and Function. 15: 63-65. DOI: 10.1007/s004680000073  1
2000 Niklas KJ. The evolution of plant body plans - A biomechanical perspective Annals of Botany. 85: 411-438. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1999.1100  1
1999 Niklas KJ, Spatz H. Methods for calculating factors of safety for plant stems. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 202: 3273-80. PMID 10562509  1
1999 Spatz H, Köhler L, Niklas KJ. Mechanical behaviour of plant tissues: composite materials or structures? The Journal of Experimental Biology. 202: 3269-72. PMID 10562508  1
1999 Niklas KJ, Crepet WL, Nixon KC. Early plant history: something borrowed, something new? Science (New York, N.Y.). 285: 1673. PMID 10523180 DOI: 10.1126/Science.285.5434.1673B  1
1999 Niklas KJ, Molina-Freaner F, Tinoco-Ojanguren C. Biomechanics of the columnar cactus Pachycereus pringlei. American Journal of Botany. 86: 767-75. PMID 10371718 DOI: 10.2307/2656697  1
1999 Niklas KJ. Changes in the factor of safety within the superstructure of a dicot tree. American Journal of Botany. 86: 688-96. PMID 10330072 DOI: 10.2307/2656578  1
1999 Niklas KJ. The mechanical role of bark. American Journal of Botany. 86: 465-9. PMID 10205065 DOI: 10.2307/2656806  1
1999 Niklas KJ, Varna J, Berglund LA. Non-parametric statistical formulas for factors of safety of plant stems Journal of Theoretical Biology. 197: 135-47. PMID 10074389 DOI: 10.1006/Jtbi.1998.0863  1
1999 Niklas KJ. Variations of the mechanical properties of Acer saccharum roots Journal of Experimental Botany. 50: 193-200. DOI: 10.1093/Jxb/50.331.193  1
1999 Niklas KJ. Evolutionary walks through a land plant morphospace Journal of Experimental Botany. 50: 39-52. DOI: 10.1093/Jxb/50.330.39  1
1999 Niklas KJ. A mechanical perspective on foliage leaf form and function New Phytologist. 143: 19-31. DOI: 10.1046/J.1469-8137.1999.00441.X  1
1998 Niklas KJ. The influence of gravity and wind on land plant evolution. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 102: 1-14. PMID 11541943 DOI: 10.1016/S0034-6667(98)00011-6  1
1998 Molina-Freaner F, Tinoco-Ojanguren C, Niklas KJ. Stem biomechanics of three columnar cacti from the Sonoran Desert American Journal of Botany. 85: 1082-1090. DOI: 10.2307/2446341  1
1998 Niklas KJ, Paolillo J. Preferential states of longitudinal tension in the outer tissues of Taraxacum officinale (Asteraceae) peduncles American Journal of Botany. 85: 1068-1081. DOI: 10.2307/2446340  1
1998 Niklas KJ. A statistical approach to biological factors of safety: Bending and shearing in Psilotum axes Annals of Botany. 82: 177-187. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1998.0669  1
1998 Niklas KJ. Effects of vibration on mechanical properties and biomass allocation pattern of Capsella bursa-pastoris (Cruciferae) Annals of Botany. 82: 147-156. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1998.0658  1
1998 Niklas KJ. The mechanical roles of clasping leaf sheaths: Evidence from Arundinaria tecta (Poacea) shoots subjected to bending and twisting forces Annals of Botany. 81: 23-34. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1997.0513  1
1998 Niklas KJ. Modes of mechanical failure of hollow, septate stems Annals of Botany. 81: 11-21. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1997.0505  1
1997 Niklas KJ. Adaptive walks through fitness landscapes for early vascular land plants American Journal of Botany. 84: 16-25. DOI: 10.2307/2445878  1
1997 Niklas KJ, Paolillo DJ. The role of the epidermis as a stiffening agent in Tulipa (Liliaceae) stems American Journal of Botany. 84: 735-744. DOI: 10.2307/2445809  1
1997 Niklas KJ. Effects of hypothetical developmental barriers and abrupt environmental changes on adaptive walks in a computer-generated domain for early vascular land plants Paleobiology. 23: 63-76. DOI: 10.1017/S009483730001664X  1
1997 Niklas KJ. Responses of hollow, septate stems to vibrations: Bidmechanical evidence that nodes can act mechanically as spring-like joints Annals of Botany. 80: 437-448. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1997.0463  1
1997 Niklas KJ. Relative resistance of hollow, septate internodes to twisting and bending Annals of Botany. 80: 275-287. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1997.0452  1
1997 Niklas KJ. Mechanical properties of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) wood: Correlations among elastic and rupture moduli, proportional limit, and tissue density and specific gravity Annals of Botany. 79: 479-485. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1996.0372  1
1997 Niklas KJ. Size- and age-dependent variation in the properties of sap- and heartwood in black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) Annals of Botany. 79: 473-478. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1996.0354  1
1997 Niklas KJ. Mechanical properties of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) Wood. Size-and age-dependent variations in sap- and heartwood Annals of Botany. 79: 265-272. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1996.0340  1
1996 Niklas KJ. Differences between Acer saccharum leaves from open and wind- protected sites Annals of Botany. 78: 61-66. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1996.0096  1
1996 Paolillo DJ, Niklas KJ. Effects of RHT-dosage on the breaking strength of wheat seedling leaves American Journal of Botany. 83: 567-572. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1996.Tb12740.X  1
1995 Farnsworth KD, Niklas KJ. Theories of optimization, form and function in branching architecture in plants Functional Ecology. 9: 355-363. DOI: 10.2307/2389997  1
1995 Niklas KJ, Tiffney BH. The quantification of plant biodiversity through time Biodiversity: Measurement and Estimation. 35-44. DOI: 10.1098/Rstb.1994.0084  1
1995 Niklas KJ. Size-dependent allometry of tree height, diameter and trunk-taper Annals of Botany. 75: 217-227. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1995.1015  1
1995 Niklas KJ. Plant height and the properties of some herbaceous stems Annals of Botany. 75: 133-142. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1995.1004  1
1994 Niklas KJ. Morphological evolution through complex domains of fitness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 91: 6772-9. PMID 8041696 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.91.15.6772  1
1994 Niklas KJ. The scaling of plant and animal body mass, length, and diameter Evolution. 48: 44-54. DOI: 10.1111/J.1558-5646.1994.Tb01293.X  1
1994 Niklas KJ. Simulation of organic shape: The roles of phenomenology and mechanism Journal of Morphology. 219: 243-246. DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.1052190303  1
1994 Niklas KJ. Comparisons among biomass allocation and spatial distribution patterns of some vine, pteridophyte, and gymnosperm shoots American Journal of Botany. 81: 1416-1421. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1994.Tb15627.X  1
1994 Niklas KJ, Buchman SL. The allometry of saguaro height American Journal of Botany. 81: 1161-1168. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1994.Tb15610.X  1
1994 Niklas KJ. The allometry of safety-factors for plant height American Journal of Botany. 81: 345-351. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1994.Tb15453.X  1
1994 Niklas KJ. Interspecific allometries of critical buckling height and actual plant height American Journal of Botany. 81: 1275-1279. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1994.Tb11449.X  1
1994 Niklas KJ. Predicting the height of fossil plant remains: An allometric approach to an old problem American Journal of Botany. 81: 1235-1242. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1994.Tb11444.X  1
1994 Niklas KJ. Size-dependent variations in plant growth rates and the ″3/4-power rule″ American Journal of Botany. 81: 134-144.  1
1993 Ellison AM, Niklas KJ, Shumway S. Xylem vascular anatomy and water transport of Salicornia europaea Aquatic Botany. 45: 325-339. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3770(93)90032-R  1
1993 Niklas KJ. Allocation of Organ Biomass in Perfect and Imperfect Flowers Annals of Botany. 72: 475-483. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1993.1134  1
1993 Niklas KJ. Influence of Tissue Density-specific Mechanical Properties on the Scaling of Plant Height Annals of Botany. 72: 173-179. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1993.1096  1
1993 Niklas KJ. The Scaling of Plant Height: A Comparison Among Major Plant Clades and Anatomical Grades Annals of Botany. 72: 165-172. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1993.1095  1
1993 Niklas KJ. Testing 'Economy in Design' in Plants: are the Petioles and Rachises of Leaves 'Designed' According to the Principle of Uniform Strength? Annals of Botany. 71: 33-41. DOI: 10.1006/Anbo.1993.1004  1
1993 Niklas KJ. Ontogenetic-response models and the evolution of plant size Evol.Trends Plants. 7: 42-48.  1
1992 Niklas KJ. Voigt and reuss models for predicting changes in young's modulus of dehydrating plant organs Annals of Botany. 70: 347-355. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Aob.A088484  1
1992 Niklas KJ. Petiole mechanics, light interception by Lamina, and "Economy in Design" Oecologia. 90: 518-526. DOI: 10.1007/BF01875445  1
1991 Niklas KJ. Biomechanical attributes of the leaves of pine species Annals of Botany. 68: 253-262. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Aob.A088251  1
1991 Niklas KJ. Biomechanical responses of Chamaedorea and Spathiphyllum petioles to tissue dehydration Annals of Botany. 67: 67-76. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Aob.A088101  1
1990 Niklas KJ. The mechanical significance of clasping leaf sheaths in grasses: Evidence from two cultivars of Avena sativa Annals of Botany. 65: 505-512. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Aob.A087962  1
1990 Niklas KJ, Paolillo DJ. Biomechanical and morphometric differences in Triticum aestivum seedlings differing in Rht gene-dosage Annals of Botany. 65: 365-377. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Aob.A087947  1
1990 Niklas KJ. Turning over an old leaf Nature. 344: 587-588. DOI: 10.1038/344587A0  1
1990 Niklas KJ. Biomechanics of Psilotum nudum and some early Paleozoic vascular sporophytes American Journal of Botany. 77: 590-606. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1990.Tb14446.X  1
1989 Niklas KJ. The effect of leaf-lobing on the interception of direct solar radiation. Oecologia. 80: 59-64. PMID 23494346 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00789932  1
1989 Buchmann SL, O'Rourke MK, Niklas KJ. Aerodynamics of Ephedra trifurca. III. Selective pollen capture by pollination droplets Botanical Gazette. 150: 122-131. DOI: 10.1086/337757  1
1989 Niklas KJ. Safety factors in vertical stems: evidence from Equisetum hyemale Evolution. 43: 1625-1636.  1
1988 Ding B, Parthasarathy MV, Niklas K, Turgeon R. A morphometric analysis of the phloem-unloading pathway in developing tobacco leaves. Planta. 176: 307-18. PMID 24220859 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00395411  1
1988 Niklas KJ, Buchmann SL. Aerobiology and pollen capture of orchard-grown Pistacia vera (Anacardiaceae) American Journal of Botany. 75: 1813-1829. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1988.Tb11262.X  1
1987 Knoll AH, Niklas KJ. Adaptation, plant evolution, and the fossil record. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 50: 127-49. PMID 11542126 DOI: 10.1016/0034-6667(87)90043-1  1
1987 Niklas KJ. Pollen capture and wind-induced movement of compact and diffuse grass panicles: implications for pollination efficacy American Journal of Botany. 74: 74-89. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1987.Tb08581.X  1
1986 Niklas KJ. Evolution of plant shape: Design constraints. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 1: 67-72. PMID 21227783 DOI: 10.1016/0169-5347(86)90020-0  1
1986 Niklas KJ, Kerchner V. Aerodynamics of Ephedra trifurca - II. Computer modelling of pollination efficiencies Journal of Mathematical Biology. 24: 1-24. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00275718  1
1985 Niklas KJ, Giannasi DE, Baghai NL. Paleobiochemistry of North American fossil Liriodendron sp Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 13: 1-4. DOI: 10.1016/0305-1978(85)90003-1  1
1985 Niklas KJ. The aerodynamics of wind pollination The Botanical Review. 51: 328-386. DOI: 10.1007/Bf02861079  1
1985 Niklas KJ. Wind pollination of Taxus cuspidata American Journal of Botany. 72: 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/J.1537-2197.1985.Tb05339.X  1
1985 Niklas KJ. Wind pollination-a study in controlled chaos American Scientist. 73: 462-470.  1
1984 Knoll AH, Niklas KJ, Gensel PG, Tiffney BH. Character diversification and patterns of evolution in early vascular plants. Paleobiology. 10: 34-47. DOI: 10.1017/S0094837300008009  1
1983 Niklas KJ, Tiffney BH, Knoll AH. Patterns in vascular land plant diversification Nature. 303: 614-616. DOI: 10.1038/303614A0  1
1979 Knoll AH, Niklas KJ, Tiffney BH. Phanerozoic land-plant diversity in north america. Science (New York, N.Y.). 206: 1400-2. PMID 17739300 DOI: 10.1126/Science.206.4425.1400  1
1972 Phillips TL, Niklas KJ, Andrews HN. Morphology and vertical distribution of protosalvinia (Foerstia) from the new Albany shale (Upper Devonian) Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 14: 171-196. DOI: 10.1016/0034-6667(72)90018-8  1
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