These authors contributed equally to this work.
UV radiation is the primary factor driving the variation in leaf phenolics across Chinese grasslands
Article first published online: 29 OCT 2013
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Ecology and Evolution
Volume 3, Issue 14, pages 4696–4710, November 2013
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Ecology and Evolution 2013; 3(14): 4696–4710
- Issue published online: 25 NOV 2013
- Article first published online: 29 OCT 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 30 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 29 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Received: 11 MAR 2013
- National Natural Science Foundation of China. Grant Numbers: 31025005, 31021001, 31200306
- National Program on Key Basic Research Project. Grant Number: 2010CB950602
- Chinese Academy of Sciences. Grant Number: 2012Y1SA0010
Table S1. Description of 84 sites across the Tibetan Plateau (TB) and Inner Mongolian (IM) grasslands where leaf traits measurements were taken.
Table S2. Data of leaf traits for 151 sampled species from the Tibetan Plateau (TB) and Inner Mongolian (IM), and both regions (TB/IM).
Table S3. Leaf phenolics, UV-absorbing compounds (UVAC), and leaf traits, including specific leaf area (SLA), leaf N, P, and N:P ratio, for 5 vegetable types, 3 functional groups at site level and 9 common genera (with more than 10 species) at species-by-site level.
Table S4. The correlation coefficients of phenolics and other leaf traits including SLA, leaf C, N, leaf C:N, and leaf UVAC using the multiple regression PGLS under considering the regional differences.
Figure S1. Phylogeny hypothesis for 151 Tibetan Plateau and Inner Mongolian grassland plants used in trait analyses.
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