Bettina Engelbrecht: Publications

Peer reviewed

2021

Klotz, M., Schaller, J., Kurze, S., Engelbrecht, B.: Variation of foliar silicon concentrations in temperate forbs : effects of soil silicon, phylogeny and habitat. Oecologia, 196(4), 977-987 (2021).
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00005831

Kurze, S., Bilton, M., Álvarez-Cansino, L., Bangerter, S., Prasse, R., Tielbörger, K., Engelbrecht, B.: Evaluating grazing response strategies in winter annuals : A multi-trait approach. Journal of Ecology, 109(8), 3074-3086 (2021).
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00005793

2020

Jung, E., Gaviria, J., Sun, S., Engelbrecht, B.: Comparative drought resistance of temperate grassland species : testing performance trade-offs and the relation to distribution. Oecologia, 192(4), 1023-1036 (2020).
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00005090

Sun, S., Jung, E., Gaviria, J., Engelbrecht, B.: Drought survival is positively associated with high turgor loss points in temperate perennial grassland species. Functional Ecology, 34(4), 788-798 (2020).
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00005083

2019

Pinho, B., Tabarelli, M., Engelbrecht, B., Sfair, J., Melo, F.: Plant functional assembly is mediated by rainfall and soil conditions in a seasonally dry tropical forest. Basic and Applied Ecology, 40, 1-11 (2019).

van der Sande, M., Poorter, L., Schnitzer, S., Engelbrecht, B., Markesteijn, L.: The hydraulic efficiency-safety trade-off differs between lianas and trees. Ecology, 100(5) (2019).
doi:10.1002/ecy.2666

Kupers, S., Wirth, C., Engelbrecht, B., Rüger, N.: Dry season soil water potential maps of a 50 hectare tropical forest plot on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Scientific Data, 6 (2019).
doi:10.1038/s41597-019-0072-z

Kupers, S., Engelbrecht, B., Hernandez, A., Wright, S., Wirth, C., Rüger, N.: Growth responses to soil water potential indirectly shape local species distributions of tropical forest seedlings. Journal of Ecology, 107(2), 860-874 (2019).
doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13096

2018

Schaller, J., Turner, B., Weissflog, A., Pino, D., Bielnicka, A., Engelbrecht, B.: Silicon in tropical forests : large variation across soils and leaves suggests ecological significance. Biogeochemistry, 140(2), 161-174 (2018).
doi:10.1007/s10533-018-0483-5

2017

Weissflog, A., Markesteijn, L., Lewis, O., Comita, L., Engelbrecht, B.: Contrasting patterns of insect herbivory and predation pressure across a tropical rainfall gradient. Biotropica, 50(2), 302-311 (2017).
doi:10.1111/btp.12513

O'Brian, M., Engelbrecht, B., Joswig, J., Pereyra, G., Schuldt, B., Jansen, S., Kattge, J., Landhäuser, S., Levick, S., Preisler, Y., Väänänen, P., Macinnis-Ng, C.: A synthesis of tree functional traits related to drought-induced mortality in forests across climatic zones. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54(6), 1669-1686 (2017).
doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12874

Gaviria, J., Turner, B., Engelbrecht, B.: Drivers of tree species distribution across a tropical rainfall gradient. Ecosphere, 8(2), e01712 (2017).
doi:10.1002/ecs2.1712

2015

Gaviria, J., Engelbrecht, B.: Effects of drought, pest pressure and light availability on seedling establishment and growth : their role for distribution of tree species across a tropical rainfall gradient. PLoS One, 10(11) (2015).
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143955

2012

Craine, J., Engelbrecht, B., Lusk, C., McDowell, N., Poorter, H.: Resource Limitation, Tolerance, and the Future of Ecological Plant Classification. Frontiers in Functional Plant Ecology, (2012).
doi:10.3389/fpls.2012.00246

Fayolle, A., Engelbrecht, B., Freycon, V., Mortier, F., Swaine, M., Réjou-Méchain, M., Doucet, J., Fauvet, N., Cornu, G., Gourlet-Fleury, S.: Geological Substrates Shape Tree Species and Trait Distributions in African Moist Forests. PLoS One, 7(8) (2012).
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042381

2011

Turner, B., Engelbrecht, B.: Soil organic phosphorus in lowland tropical rain forests. Biogeochemistry, 103(1-3), 297-315 (2011).
doi:10.1007/s10533-010-9466-x

2010

Wright, S., Kitajima, K., Kraft, N., Reich, P., Wright, I., Bunker, D., Condit, R., Dalling, J., Davies, S., Díaz, S., Engelbrecht, B., Harms, K., Hubbell, S., Marks, C., Ruiz-Jaen, M., Salvador, C., Zanne, A.: Functional traits and the growth-mortality trade-off in tropical trees. Ecology, 91(12), 3664-3674 (2010).

2009

Lasso, E., Engelbrecht, B., Dalling, J.: When sex is not enough: ecological correlates of resprouting capacity in congeneric tropical forest shrubs. Oecologia, 161(1), 43-56 (2009).
doi:10.1007/s00442-009-1353-6

Kursar, T., Engelbrecht, B., Burke, A., Tyree, M., El Omari, B., Giraldo, J.: Tolerance to low leaf water status of tropical seedlings is related to drought performance and distribution. Functional Ecology, 23(1), 93-102 (2009).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01483.x

Comita, L., Engelbrecht, B.: Seasonal and spatial variation in water availability drive habitat associations in a tropical forest. Ecology, 90(10), 2755-2765 (2009).

2007

Engelbrecht, B., Tyree, M., Kursar, T.: Visual assessment of wilting as a measure of leaf water potential and seedling drought survival. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 23(4), 497-500 (2007).
doi:10.1017/S026646740700421X

Arnold, E., Engelbrecht, B.: Fungal endophytes nearly double minimum leaf conductance in seedlings of a neotropical tree species. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 23(3), 369-372 (2007).
doi:10.1017/S0266467407004038

Engelbrecht, B., Comita, L., Condit, R., Kursar, T., Tyree, M., Turner, B., Hubbell, S.: Drought sensitivity shapes species distribution patterns in tropical forests. Nature, 447, 80-82 (2007).
doi:10.1038/nature05747

2006

Lovelock, C., Ball, M., Feller, I., Engelbrecht, B., Ewe, M.: Variation in hydraulic conductivity of mangroves: Influence of species, salinity, and nitrogen and phosphorus availability. Physiologia Plantarum, 127(3), 457-464 (2006).
doi:10.1111/j.1399-3054.2006.00723.x

Engelbrecht, B., Dalling, J., Wolf, R., Pearson, T., Gálvez, D., Koehler, T., Tyree, M., Kursar, T.: Short dry spells in the wet season increase mortality of tropical pioneer seedlings. Oecologia, 148(2), 258-269 (2006).
doi:10.1007/s00442-006-0368-5

Svenning, J., Engelbrecht, B., Kinner, D., Kursar, T., Stallard, R., Wright, S.: The relative roles of environment, history and local dispersal in controlling the distributions of common tree and shrub species in a tropical forest landscape, Panama. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 22(5), 575-586 (2006).
doi:10.1017/S0266467406003348

Lovelock, C., Ball, M., Choat, B., Engelbrecht, B., Holbrook, N., Feller, I.: Linking physiological processes with mangrove forest structure: phosphorus deficiency limits canopy development, hydraulic conductivity and photosynthetic carbon gain in dwarf Rhizophora mangle. Plant, Cell & Environment, 29(5), 793-802 (2006).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2005.01446.x

Lovelock, C., Feller, I., Ball, M., Engelbrecht, B., Ewe, M.: Differences in plant function in phosphorus- and nitrogen-limited mangrove ecosystems. New Phytologist, 172(3), 514-522 (2006).
doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01851.x

2005

Engelbrecht, B., Kursar, T., Tyree, M.: Drought effects on seedling survival in a tropical moist forest. Trees, 19(3), 312-321 (2005).
doi:10.1007/s00468-004-0393-0

Kursar, T., Engelbrecht, B., Tyree, M.: A comparison of methods for determining soil water availability in two sites in Panama with similar rainfall but distinct tree communities. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 21(3), 297-305 (2005).
doi:10.1017/S0266467405002324

2004

Lovelock, C., Feller, I., McKee, K., Engelbrecht, B., Ball, M.: The effect of nutrient enrichment on growth, photosynthesis and hydraulic conductance of dwarf mangroves in Panamá. Functional Ecology, 18(1), 25-33 (2004).
doi:10.1046/j.0269-8463.2004.00805.x

Svenning, J., Kinner, D., Stallard, R., Engelbrecht, B., Wright, S.: Ecological determinism in plant community structure across a tropical forest landscape. Ecology, 85(9), 2526-2538 (2004).
doi:10.1890/03-0396

2003

Tyree, M., Engelbrecht, B., Vargas, G., Kursar, T.: Desiccation Tolerance of Five Tropical Seedlings in Panama. Relationship to a Field Assessment of Drought Performance. Plant Physiology, 132(3), 1439-1447 (2003).

Engelbrecht, B., Kursar, T.: Comparative drought-resistance of seedlings of 28 species of co-occurring tropical woody plants. Oecologia, 136(3), 383-393 (2003).
doi:10.1007/s00442-003-1290-8

2002

Engelbrecht, B., Wright, S., de Steven, D.: Survival and ecophysiology of tree seedlings during El Niño drought in a tropical moist forest in Panama. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 18(4), 569-579 (2002).
doi:10.1017/S0266467402002377

Tyree, M., Vargas, G., Engelbrecht, B., Kursar, T.: Drought until death do us part: a case study of the desiccation‐tolerance of a tropical moist forest seedling‐tree, Licania platypus (Hemsl.) Fritsch. Journal of Experimental Botany, 53(378), 2239-2247 (2002).
doi:10.1093/jxb/erf078

2001

Engelbrecht, B., Herz, H.: Evaluation of different methods to estimate understorey light conditions in tropical forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 17(2), 207-224 (2001).
doi:10.1017/S0266467401001146

2000

Engelbrecht, B., Velez, V., Tyree, M.: Hydraulic conductance of two co-occuring neotropical understory shrubs with different habitat preferences. Annals of Forest Science, 57(3), 201-208 (2000).
doi:10.1051/forest:2000111

1997

Winter, K., Richter, A., Engelbrecht, B., Posada, J., Virgo, A., Popp, M.: Effect of elevated CO₂ on growth and crassulacean-acid-metabolism activity of Kalanchoë pinnata under tropical conditions. Planta, 201(4), 389-396 (1997).
doi:10.1007/s004250050081

1994

Winter, K., Engelbrecht, B.: Short-term CO₂ responses of light and dark CO₂ fixation in the crassulacean acid metabolism plant "Kalanchoe pinnata". Journal of Plant Physiology, 144(4/5), 462-467 (1994).
doi:10.1016/S0176-1617(11)82123-1

Books and Book sections

2011

Pino, D., Condit, R., Turner, B., Perez, R., Engelbrecht, B.: Soil nutrients and water availability shape species distributions in tropical forests. In: Manfred Niekisch, Bruno Streit (eds.): Status and future of tropical biodiversity : Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology, 21 - 24 February 2011, Frankfurt a.M.: Programme & abstracts. - Frankfurt a.M. : 2011. - 220.

2003

Engelbrecht, B., Comita, L., Condit, R., Tyree, M., Kursar, T.: Drought and seedling survival in tropical rain forest plants: linking drought resistance with species distribution. In: Jutta Stadler (eds.): Biodiversity - from patterns to processes. - Göttingen : Verl. Die Werkstatt, 2003. - 277.

2001

Engelbrecht, B., Dalling, J., Pearson, T., Wolf, R., Gálvez, D., Koehler, T., Ruiz, M., Kursar, T.: Short dry spells in the wet season increase mortality of tropical pioneer seedlings. In: K. N. Ganeshaiah (eds.): Tropical ecosystems : structure, diversity and human welfare ; proceedings. - Enfield, NH : Science Publishers, 2001. - 665-669.

Herz, H., Engelbrecht, B., Beyschlag, W.: Herbivory affects leaf and plant water relations in tropical forests. In: Funktionelle Bedeutung von Biodiversität. - Berlin : Parey, 2001. - 313.

Engelbrecht, B., Tyree, M., Kursar, T.: Drought and seedling survival of tropical rainforest plants. In: Funktionelle Bedeutung von Biodiversität. - Berlin : Parey, 2001. - 161.

1998

Engelbrecht, B., Herz, H.: Evaluation of different methods to estimate understory light conditions in tropical forests. In: Kurzbeiträge zur Tropenökologie : Zusammenfassungen der Beiträge des DFG-Abschlußsymposiums "Mechanismen der Aufrechterhaltung tropischer Diversität" (18.-19. Februar 1998) und der 11. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie (20.-22. Februar 1998 in Bielefeld). - Bielefeld : Abt. Ökologie der Univ. Bielefeld, 1998. - 88.

Engelbrecht, B.: Comparison of the diversity, abundance and distribution of Piper species in two neotropical forests with different rainfall regimes. In: Kurzbeiträge zur Tropenökologie : Zusammenfassungen der Beiträge des DFG-Abschlußsymposiums "Mechanismen der Aufrechterhaltung tropischer Diversität" (18.-19. Februar 1998) und der 11. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie (20.-22. Februar 1998 in Bielefeld). - Bielefeld : Abt. Ökologie der Univ. Bielefeld, 1998.

Other publications

2012

Coste, S., Engelbrecht, B., Swaine, M.: Quantifying tree species shade tolerance. CoForChange Newsletter, 6 (2012).

2011

Engelbrecht, B.: Tropische Wälder und Globaler Wandel : Forschung über Trockenheit im Regenwald. Spektrum, (1), 20-23 (2011).

2010

Coste, S., Engelbrecht, B., Swaine, M.: Light requirements and drought tolerance : Experiments launched in Pointe-Noire. CoForChange Newsletter, 3 (2010).

Engelbrecht, B.: Expedition in den Kongo : das Schicksal tropischer Wälder bei globalem Wandel. Spektrum, (2), 23 (2010).

2007

Engelbrecht, B.: Studying drought in the rain. STRI News, (2007).

2005

Engelbrecht, B.: Dry and wet season survival. STRI News, (2005).

Engelbrecht, B., Comita, L.: Linking seedling drought resistance with species habitat associations: dry season mortality. Center for Tropical Forest Science Newsletter, 3, 3 (2005).

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