• 2024

    22. Huang, E., Y. Chen, and S. Yu. 2024. Climate factors drive plant distributions at higher taxonomic scales and larger spatial scales. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 11. 1233936. 

    2023

    21. Li, W., Y. Chen, Y. Lu, Y. Shen, and S. Yu. 2023. Seedlings of shade-tolerant tree species are more vulnerable to chilling rain under a forest gap. Environmental and Experimental Botany 213: 105420. [PDF; Data]

    2022

    20. Shen, Y., M. Holyoak, E. Goodale, C. Mammides, F. Zou, Y. Chen, C. Zhang, Q. Quan, and Q. Zhang. 2022. Mixed-species bird flocks re-assemble interspecific associations across an elevational gradient. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 289: 20221840.

     

    19. Liu, X., Y. Huang, L. Chen, S. Li, F. J. Bongers, N. Castro‐Izaguirre, Y. Liang, B. Yang, Y. Chen, F. Schnabel, T. Tang, Y. Xue, S. Trogisch, M. Staab, H. Bruelheide, B. Schmid, and K. Ma. 2022. Species richness, functional traits and climate interactively affect tree survival in a large forest biodiversity experiment. Journal of Ecology 110: 2522– 2531.

     

    18. Huang, Z., S. Ran, Y. Fu, X. Wan, X. Song, Y. Chen, and Z. Yu. 2022. Functionally dissimilar neighbours increase tree water use efficiency through enhancement of leaf phosphorus concentration. Journal of Ecology 110: 2179-2189.

     

    17. Chen, Y.*, A. Vogel, C. Wagg, T. Xu, M. I. Garcia, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, A. Weigelt, N. Eisenhauer, B. Schmid*. Drought-exposure history increases complementarity between plant species in response to a subsequent drought. Nature Communications, 13: 3217 [PDF; Data; Code] [Media: UZH; iDiv; ScienceDaily; Phys.org; EurekAlert] [媒体:厦大]

     

    16. Shen, Y., M. N. Umaña, W. Li, M. Fang, Y. Chen, H. Lu, and S. Yu. 2022. Linking soil nutrients and traits to seedling growth: A test of the plant economics spectrum. Forest Ecology and Management, 505: 119941.

    2021

    15. Zhang, Z., J. Li, Y. Li, W. Liu, Y. Chen, Y. Zhang, Y. Li. 2021. Spatially discontinuous relationships between salt marsh invasion and mangrove forest fragmentation. Forest Ecology and Management, 499: 119611.

     

    14. Huang, E., Y. Chen, M. Fang, Y. Zheng, S. Yu. 2021. Environmental drivers of plant distributions at global and regional scales. Global Ecology and Biogeography 30: 697-709.

     

    13. Li, W., Y. Chen*, Y. Shen, Y. Lu and S. Yu*. 2021. Plant trait differences and soil moisture jointly affect insect herbivory on seedling young leaves in a subtropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 482: 118878. (*Coresponding authors) [PDF]

    2020

    12. Yang, J., X. Song, J. Zambrano, Y. Chen, M. Cao, X. Deng, W. Zhang, X. Yang, G. Zhang, Y. Tang, and N. G. Swenson. 2020. Intra‐specific variation in tree growth responses to neighborhood composition and seasonal drought in a tropical forest. Journal of Ecology 109: 26-37.

     

    11. Chen, J., Y. Luo, Y. Chen, A. J. Felton, K. A. Hopping, R.-W. Wang, S. Niu, X. Cheng, Y. Zhang, J. Cao, J. E. Olesen, M. N. Andersen, and U. Jørgensen. 2020. Plants with lengthened phenophases increase their dominance under warming in an alpine plant community. Science of The Total Environment 728: 138891.

     

    10. Huang, F., M. Liang, Y. Zheng, X. Liu, Y. Chen, W. Li, S. Luo, and S. Yu. 2020. Soil nitrogen availability intensifies negative density-dependent effects in a subtropical forest. Journal of Plant Ecology13: 281-287.

     

    9. Chen, Y.#, Y. Huang#, P. A. Niklaus,N. Castro-Izaguirre, A. T. Tomas, H. Bruelheide, K. Ma and B. Schmid. 2020. Directed species loss reduces community productivity in a subtropical forest biodiversity experiment. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 550-559. (#co-first authors) [PDF; Data; Code] [Behind the paper] [Media: UZH; ScienceDaily; Phys.org; XinhuaNet] [媒体:中国新闻网; 中国科学网; 央广网; 新华网科技日报东南网厦门日报]

     

    8. Luo, S., B. Schmid, C. Wagg, Y. Chen, B. Jiang, M. Liang, X. Liu, and S. Yu. 2020. Community‐wide trait means and variations affect biomass in a biodiversity experiment with tree seedlings. Oikos 129: 799-810.

    2019

    7. Shen, Y., M. N. Umaña, W. Li, M. Fang, Y. Chen, H. Lu, and S. Yu. 2019. Coordination of leaf, stem and root traits in determining seedling mortality in a subtropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management 446:285-292. [PDF]

     

    6. Wang, Y., M.W. Cadotte, Y. Chen, L.H. Fraser, Y. Zhang, F. Huang, S. Luo, N. Shi, and M. Loreau, Global evidence of positive biodiversity effects on ecosystem spatial stability in a natural grasslands. Nature Communications 10:3207. [PDF] [媒体:中山大学]

     

    5. Chen, Y., M. Uriarte, S. J. Wright, and S. Yu, Effects of neighborhood trait composition on tree survival differ between drought and post-drought periods. Ecology 100:e02766. [PDF; Code]

     

    4. Bruelheide, H., Y. Chen, Y. Huang, K. Ma, P. A. Niklaus, and B. Schmid. 2019. Response to Comment on “Impacts of species richness on productivity in a large-scale subtropical forest experiment”. Science 363:eaav9863. [Full text]

    2018

    3. Huang, Y.#, Y. Chen#, et al. 2018. Impacts of species richness on productivity in a large-scale subtropical forest experiment. Science 362:80-83. (#Co-first authors) [PDF] [F1000 recommendation] [Media: ScienceDaily; TheScientist; Phys.org] [媒体:科学网中国科技网中国绿色时报科学网搜狐]

     

    2. Chen, Y.#, M. N. Umaña#, M. Uriarte, and S. Yu. 2018. Abundance-dependent effects of neighbourhood dissimilarity and growth rank reversal in a neotropical forest. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285:20172878. (#Co-first authors) [PDF; Code]

    2016

    1. Chen, Y., S.J. Wright, H.C. Muller-Landau, S.P. Hubbell, Y. Wang, and S. Yu. (2016) Positive effects of neighborhood complementarity on tree growth in a neotropical forest. Ecology, 97, 776-785. [PDF; Code]