Ecological Archives E096-206-A1

Qiang Yu, Kevin Wilcox, Kimberly La Pierre, Alan K. Knapp, Xingguo Han, and Melinda D. Smith. 2015. Stoichiometric homeostasis predicts plant species dominance, temporal stability, and responses to global change. Ecology 96:23282335. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1897.1

Appendix A. Supplmentary table of the experiments included in the study.

Table A1. Summary of the five experiments included in the study.

Experiments

Acronyms

Treatments

Year

Number of species/plot (mean±SD)

Reference

Phosphorus Plots experiment

PPlots

0 and 10 g m-2 yr-1 N addition and 0, 2.5, 5, and 10 g m-2 yr-2 P addition crossed

2003–2011

17.0±3.1

Avolio et al. 2014

Nutrient Network experiment

NutNet

0 and 10 g m-2 yr-1 N and P addition crossed

2008–2011

15.1±2.7

Borer et al. 2014

Climate Extremes Experiment

CEE

Precipitation was reduced by 66%

2010–2011

11.7±3.0

Hoover et al. 2014

Rainfall Manipulation Plots experiment

RaMPs

Intervals of precipitation increased 50%

1998–2011

23.3±3.8

Fay et al. 2000

Irrigation Transect experiment

IrrT

Precipitation was increased ~ 37% to eliminate water limitation

1991–2011

15.1±3.5

Knapp et al. 2012

Long-Term Ecological Research Program at Konza

LTER

37 watersheds variously burned at frequencies of every 1, 2, 4, or 20 years, without grazing

1983–2007

33.8±11.1

Knapp et al. 1998


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