Dorji Y, Iasa E, Pierick K, Cabral JS, Tobgay T, Annighöfer P, Schuldt B, Seidel D (2024): Insights into the relationship between hydraulic safety, hydraulic efficiency and tree structural complexity from terrestrial laser scanning and fractal analysis. Trees DOI:10.1007/s00468-023-02479-1

Pierick K, Leuschner C, Link RM, Báez S, Velescu A, Wilcke W, Homeier J (2024): Above- and belowground strategies of tropical montane tree species are coordinated and driven by small-scale nitrogen availability. Functional Ecology, DOI:10.1111/1365-2435.14554

Alvarez P, Velescu A, Pierick K, Homeier J, Wilcke W (2023): Carbon Stable Isotope Ratio of Dissolved Organic Matter as a Tool To Identify Its Sources and Transformations in a Tropical Montane Forest in Ecuador.
Environmental Science & Technology 57, 14983-14993DOI:10.1021/acs.est.3c01623

Chao A, Chiu CH, Hu KS, van der Plas F, Cadotte MW, Mitesser O, Thorn S, Mori AS, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Eisenhauer N, Bässler C, Delory BM, Feldhaar H, Fichtner A, Hothorn T, Peters MK, Pierick K, von Oheimb G, Müller J (2023): Hill-Chao numbers allow decomposing gamma multifunctionality into alpha and beta components. Ecology Letters, DOI:10.1111/ele.14336

Pierick K, Link RM, Leuschner C, Homeier J (2023) Elevational trends of tree fine root traits in species-rich tropical Andean forests. Oikos, e08975. DOI:10.1111/oik.08975

Müller J, Mitesser O, Cadotte M W, van der Plas F, Mori A S, Ammer C, Chao A, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Baldrian P, Bässler C, Biedermann P, Cesarz S, Claßen A, Delory B M, Feldhaar H, Fichtner A, Hothorn T, Kuenzer C, Peters M K, Pierick K, Schmitt T, Schuldt B, Seidel D, Six D, Steffan-Dewenter I, Thorn S, von Oheimb G, Wegmann M, Weisser W W, Eisenhauer, N. (2023) Enhancing the structural diversity between forest patches - A concept and real-world experiment to study biodiversity, multifunctionality and forest resilience across spatial scales. Global Change Biology, 29, 1437-1450. DOI:10.1111/gcb.16564

Báez S, Cayuela Delgado L, Macía MJ, Alvarez-Davila E, Apaza-Quevedo A et al., including Pierick K (2022) FunAndes - A functional trait database of Andean plants. Scientific data 9, 511. DOI:10.1038/s41597-022-01626-6

Homeier J, Seeler T, Pierick K, Leuschner C (2021): Leaf trait variation in species-rich tropical Andean forests. Scientific reports 11, 9993

Pierick K, Leuschner C, Homeier J (2021) Topography as a factor driving small-scale variation in tree fine root traits and root functional diversity in a species-rich tropical montane forest. New Phytologist
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