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Strong variations in urban allergenicity riskscapes due to poor knowledge of tree pollen allergenic potential.
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Mature Andean forests as globally important carbon sinks and future carbon refuges.
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Overyielding in young tree communities does not support the stress?gradient hypothesis and is favoured by functional diversity and higher water availability
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Liste des Publications
  • Michael Belluau, Élise Bouchard, Mégane Déziel, Orane Mordacq, Christian Messier & Alain Paquette (2021) Tree Functional Trait Application Project v1. figshare. Dataset
  • Sousa-Silva, R, Smargiassi, A, Kneeshaw, D, Dupras, J, Zinszer, K, Paquette, A. (2021) Strong variations in urban allergenicity riskscapes due to poor knowledge of tree pollen allergenic potential. Sci Rep
  • Francoeur, X.W. and Dagenais, D. and Paquette, A. and Dupras, J. and Messier, C. (2021) Complexifying the urban lawn improves heat mitigation and arthropod biodiversity. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
  • Alain Paquette, Rita Sousa-Silva, Fanny Maure, Elyssa Camerona, Michaël Belluau, Christian Messier (2021) Praise for diversity: A functional approach to reduce risks in urban forests Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
  • Alvaro Duque, Miguel A. Peña, Francisco Cuesta, ..., Johanna A. Martínez-Villa & al. (2021) Mature Andean forests as globally important carbon sinks and future carbon refuges. Nature communication
  • Michaël Belluau, Valentina Vitali, William C. Parker, Alain Paquette & Christian Messier (2021) Overyielding in young tree communities does not support the stress?gradient hypothesis and is favoured by functional diversity and higher water availability J Ecol
  • Williams, L. J., Cavender-Bares, J., Paquette, A., Messier, C., & Reich, P. B. (2020) Light mediates the relationship between community diversity and trait plasticity in functionally and phylogenetically diverse tree mixtures J Ecol
  • Zohner, C. M., Mo, L., Renner, S. S., Svenning, J. C., Vitasse, Y., Benito, B. M., ... & Reich, P. B. (2020) Late-spring frost risk between 1959 and 2017 decreased in North America but increased in Europe and Asia PNAS
  • Cook-Patton, S. C., Leavitt, S. M., Gibbs, D., Harris, N. L., Lister, K., Anderson-Teixeira, K. J., ... & Griscom, H. P. (2020) Mapping carbon accumulation potential from global natural forest regrowth Nature
  • Feeley, K., Martinez-Villa, J., Perez, T., Duque, A. S., Gonzalez, D. T., & Duque, A. (2020) The thermal tolerances, distributions, and performances of tropical montane tree species. Front For Glob Change
  • Sousa-Silva, R., Smargiassi, A., Paquette, A., Kaiser, D., & Kneeshaw, D. (2020) Exactly what do we know about tree pollen allergenicity? Lancet Respir Med
  • Martínez-Villa, J. A., González-Caro, S., & Duque, Á. (2020) The importance of grain and cut-off size in shaping tree beta diversity along an elevational gradient in the northwest of Colombia. For Ecosyst
  • Kattge, J., Bönisch, G., Díaz, S., Lavorel, S., Prentice, I. C., Leadley, P., ... & Acosta, A. T. (2020) TRY plant trait database - enhanced coverage and open access. Glob Chang Bio
  • Martin-Guay, M. O., Paquette, A., Reich, P. B., & Messier, C. (2020) Implications of contrasted above- and below-ground biomass responses in a diversity experiment with trees. J Ecol
  • Rissanen, K., Martin-Guay, M.-O., Riopel-Bouvier, A.-S., Paquette, A. (2019) Light interception in experimental forests affected by tree diversity and structural complexity of dominant canopy. Agric For Meteorol
  • Kambach, S., Allan, E., Bilodeau-Gauthier, S. et al. (2019) How do trees respond to species mixing in experimental compared to observational studies? Ecol Evol
  • Vitali, V., Ramirez, J.A., Perrette, G., Delagrange, S., Paquette, A., Messier, C. (2019) Complex Above- and Below-Ground Growth Responses of Two Urban Tree Species Following Root, Stem, and Foliage Damage - An Experimental Approach. Front Plant Sci
  • Archambault, C., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Khlifa, R., Munson, A.D., Handa, T.I. (2019) Evergreenness influences fine root growth more than tree diversity in a common garden experiment. Oecologia
  • Steidinger et al. (2019) Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Nature
  • Paquette, A., Vayreda, J., Coll, L., Messier, C., Retana, J. (2018) Climate Change Could Negate Positive Tree Diversity Effects on Forest Productivity: A Study Across Five Climate Types in Spain and Canada. Ecosystems
  • Royer-Tardif, S., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Bournival, P., Rivest, D. (2018) Fast-growing hybrids do not decrease understorey plant diversity compared to naturally regenerated forests and native plantations. Biodivers Conserv
  • Carol Adair, E., Hooper, D.U., Paquette, A., Hungate, B.A. (2018) Ecosystem context illuminates conflicting roles of plant diversity in carbon storage. Ecology Letters
  • Bissonnette, J.-F., Dupras, J., Messier, C., Lechowicz, M., Dagenais, D., Paquette, A., Jaeger, J.A.G., Gonzalez, A. (2018) Moving forward in implementing green infrastructures: Stakeholder perceptions of opportunities and obstacles in a major North American metropolitan area. Cities
  • Lecina-Diaz, J., Alvarez, A., Regos, A., Drapeau, P., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Retana, J.  (2018) The positive carbon stocks–biodiversity relationship in forests: co-occurrence and drivers across five subclimates. Ecological Applications
  • Pelletier, J., Paquette, A., Mbindo, K., Zimba, N., Siampale, A., Chendauka, B., Siangulube, F., Roberts, J.W.  (2018) Carbon sink despite large deforestation in African tropical dry forests (miombo woodlands). Environ Res Lett
  • Grossman, J.J., Vanhellemont, M., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Cavender-Bares, J., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., Gravel, D. et al. (2018) Synthesis and future research directions linking tree diversity to growth, survival, and damage in a global network of tree diversity experiments. Environ Exp Bot
  • Plas, F., Ratcliffe, S., Ruiz-Benito, P., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Zavala, M. A., Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Barbaro, L., Bastias, C.C. et al. (2018) Continental mapping of forest ecosystem functions reveals a high but unrealised potential for forest multifunctionality. Ecology Letters
  • Van de Peer, T., Mereu, S., Verheyen, K., Maria Costa Saura, J., Morillas, L., Roales, J., Lo Cascio, M., Spano, D., Paquette, A., Muys, B. (2018) Tree seedling vitality improves with functional diversity in a Mediterranean common garden experiment. For Ecol Manage
  • Martin-Guay, M.-O., Paquette, A., Dupras, J., Rivest, D. (2018) The new Green Revolution: Sustainable intensification of agriculture by intercropping. Sci Total Environ
  • Magnoux, A., Cogliastro, A., Paquette, A. (2018) Growth of planted seedlings inside protective sleeves under strip openings of different widths in a post-agricultural forest. New For
  • Paquette, A., Hector, A., Vanhellemont, M., Koricheva, J., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Abdala-Roberts, L., Auge, H., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J. et al. (2018) A million and more trees for science. Nat Ecol Evol
  • Dornelas, M., Antão, L.H., Moyes, F., Bates, A.E., Magurran, A.E., Adam, D., Akhmetzhanova, A.A. (2018) BioTIME: A database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene. Glob Ecol Biogeogr
  • Djukic, I., Kepfer-Rojas, S., Schmidt, I.K., Larsen, K.S., Beier, C., Berg, B., Verheyen, K., Caliman, A., Paquette, A., Gutiérrez-Girón, A. et al. (2018) Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Sci Total Environ
  • Laforest-Lapointe, I., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Kembel, S.W. (2017) Leaf bacterial diversity mediates plant diversity and ecosystem function relationships. Nature, 546(7656):145-147.
  • Jewell, M.D., Shipley, B., Low-Decarie, E., Tobner, C.M., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Reich, P.B. (2017) Partitioning the effect of composition and diversity of tree communities on leaf litter decomposition and soil respiration. Oikos, 126(7):959-971.
  • Ameztegui, A., Paquette, A., Shipley, B., Heym, M., Messier, C., Gravel, D. (2017) Shade tolerance and the functional trait: demography relationship in temperate and boreal forests. Functional Ecology, 31(4):821-830.
  • Ratcliffe, S., Wirth, C., Jucker, T., van der Plas, F., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Allan, E., Benavides, R., Bruelheide, H., Ohse, B. et al. (2017) Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relations in European forests depend on environmental context. Ecology Letters, 20(11):1414-1426.
  • O'Connor, M.I., Gonzalez, A., Byrnes, J.E.K., Cardinale, B.J., Duffy, J.E., Gamfeldt, L., Griffin, J.N., Hooper, D., Hungate, B.A., Paquette, A. et al. (2017) A general biodiversity–function relationship is mediated by trophic level. Oikos, 126(1):18-31.
  • Khlifa, R., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Reich, P.B., Munson, A.D. (2017) Do temperate tree species diversity and identity influence soil microbial community function and composition? Ecology and Evolution, 7(19):7965-7974.
  • Thiffault, N., Paquette, A., Messier, C. (2017) Early silvicultural guidelines for intensive management of hybrid larch plantations on fertile sub-boreal sites. Silva Fennica, 51(2):article id 1716.
  • Di Paola, A., Paquette, A., Trabucco, A., Mereu, S., Valentini, R., Paparella, F. (2017) Coexistence trend contingent to Mediterranean oaks with different leaf habits. Ecology and Evolution, 7(9):3006-3015.
  • Sittaro, F., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Nock, C.A. (2017) Tree range expansion in eastern North America fails to keep pace with climate warming at northern range limits. Global Change Biology, 23(8):3292-3301.
  • Williams, L.J., Paquette, A., Cavender-Bares, J., Messier, C., Reich, P.B. (2017) Spatial complementarity in tree crowns explains overyielding in species mixtures. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(4).
  • Peck, V., Quiza, L., Buffet, J.-P., Khdhiri, M., Durand, A.-A., Paquette, A., Thiffault, N., Messier, C., Beaulieu, N., Guertin, C. et al. (2016) Towards the development of multifunctional molecular indicators combining soil biogeochemical and microbiological variables to predict the ecological integrity of silvicultural practices. Microbial Biotechnology, 9(3):316-329.
  • Tobner, C.M., Paquette, A., Gravel, D., Reich, P.B., Williams, L.J., Messier, C. (2016) Functional identity is the main driver of diversity effects in young tree communities. Ecology Letters, 19(6):638-647.
  • Nguyen, N.H., Williams, L.J., Vincent, J.B., Stefanski, A., Cavender-Bares, J., Messier, C., Paquette, A., Gravel, D., Reich, P.B., Kennedy, P.G. (2016) Ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity and saprotrophic fungal diversity are linked to different tree community attributes in a field-based tree experiment. Molecular Ecology, 25(16):4032-4046.
  • Liang, J., Crowther, T.W., Picard, N., Wiser, S., Zhou, M., Alberti, G., Schulze, E.-D., McGuire, A.D., Bozzato, F., Pretzsch, H. et al. (2016) Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests. Science, 354(6309).
  • Alam, M., Olivier, A., Paquette, A. (2016) Measurements and economics of carbon sequestration in temperate tree-based intercropping systems. International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, 12(2):125-136.
  • Verheyen, K., Vanhellemont, M., Auge, H., Baeten, L., Baraloto, C., Barsoum, N., Bilodeau-Gauthier, S., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Godbold, D. et al. (2016) Contributions of a global network of tree diversity experiments to sustainable forest plantations. Ambio, 45(1):29-41.
  • Aubin, I., Munson, A.D., Cardou, F., Burton, P.J., Isabel, N., Pedlar, J.H., Paquette, A., Taylor, A.R., Delagrange, S., Kebli, H. et al. (2016) Traits to stay, traits to move: a review of functional traits to assess sensitivity and adaptive capacity of temperate and boreal trees to climate change. Environmental Reviews, 24(2):164-186.
  • Jewell, M.D., Shipley, B., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Reich, P.B. (2015) A traits-based test of the home-field advantage in mixed-species tree litter decomposition. Annals of Botany, 116(5):781-788.
  • Houle, D., Paquette, A., Cote, B., Logan, T., Power, H., Charron, I., Duchesne, L. (2015) Impacts of climate change on the timing of the production season of maple syrup in Eastern Canada. PLoS ONE, 10(12).
  • Rivest, D., Paquette, A., Shipley, B., Reich. P., Messier, C. (2015) Tree communities rapidly alter soil microbial resistance and resilience to drought. Functional Ecology, 29:570-578.
  • Buitrago, M., Paquette, A., Thiffault, N., Belanger, N., Messier, C. (2015) Early performance of planted hybrid larch: effects of mechanical site preparation and planting depth. New Forests, 46(3):319-337.
  • Lindenmayer, D., Messier, C., Paquette, A., Hobbs, R.J. (2015) Managing tree plantations as novel socioecological systems: Australian and North American perspectives. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 45(10):1427-1433.
  • Paine, C.E.T., Amissah, L., Auge, H., Baraloto, C., Baruffol, M., Bourland, N., Bruelheide, H., Dainou, K., de Gouvenain, R.C., Doucet, J.-L. et al. (2015) Globally, functional traits are weak predictors of juvenile tree growth, and we do not know why. Journal of Ecology, 103(4):978-989.
  • Duan, B., Zhang, Y., Xu, G., Chen, J., Paquette, A., Peng, S. (2015) Long-term responses of plant growth, soil microbial communities and soil enzyme activities to elevated CO2 and neighbouring plants. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 213:91-101.
  • Paquette, A., Joly, S., Messier, C. (2015) Explaining forest productivity using tree functional traits and phylogenetic information: Two sides of the same coin over evolutionary scale? Ecology and Evolution, 5(9):1774-1783.
  • Hallema, D.W., Rousseau, A.N., Gumiere, S.J., Periard, Y., Hiemstra, P.H., Bouttier, L., Fossey, M., Paquette, A., Cogliastro, A., Olivier, A. (2014) Framework for studying the hydrological impact of climate change in an alley cropping system. Journal of Hydrology, 517:547-556.
  • Balvanera, P., Siddique, I., Dee, L., Paquette, A., Isbell, F., Gonzalez, A., Byrnes, J., O'Connor, M.I., Hungate, B.A., Griffin, J.N. (2014) Linking biodiversity and ecosystem services: Current uncertainties and the necessary next steps. BioScience, 64(1):49-57.
  • Hallema, D.W., Rousseau, A.N., Gumiere, S.J., Periard, Y., Hiemstra, P.H., Bouttier, L., Fossey, M., Paquette, A., Cogliastro, A., Olivier, A. (2014) Framework for studying the hydrological impact of climate change in an alley cropping system. Journal of Hydrology, 517:547-556.
  • Duan, B., Paquette, A., Juneau, P., Brisson, J., Fontaine, B., Berninger, F. (2014) Nitrogen resorption in Acer platanoides and Acer saccharum: influence of light exposure and leaf pigmentation. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 36(11):3039-3050.
  • Bouttier, L., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Rivest, D., Olivier, A., Cogliastro, A. (2014) Vertical root separation and light interception in a temperate tree-based intercropping system of Eastern Canada. Agroforestry Systems, 88(4):693-706.
  • Tobner, C.M., Paquette, A., Reich, P.B., Gravel, D., Messier, C. (2014) Advancing biodiversity-ecosystem functioning science using high-density tree-based experiments over functional diversity gradients. Oecologia, 174(3):609-621.
  • Ruiz-Benito, P., Gomez-Aparicio, L., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Kattge, J., Zavala, M.A. (2014) Diversity increases carbon storage and tree productivity in Spanish forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23(3):311-322.
  • Alam, M., Olivier, Al., Paquette, A., Dupras, J., Reveret, J.-P., Messier, C. (2014) A general framework for the quantification and valuation of ecosystem services of tree-based intercropping systems. Agroforestry Systems, 88(4):679-691.
  • Sapijanskas, J., Paquette, A., Potvin, C., Kunert, N., Loreau, M. (2014) Tropical tree diversity enhances light capture through crown plasticity and spatial and temporal niche differences. Ecology, 95(9):2479-2492.
  • Barrette, M., Leblanc, M., Thiffault, N., Paquette, A., Lavoie, L., Belanger, L., Bujold, F., Cote, L., Lamoureux, J., Schneider, R. et al. (2014) Issues and solutions for intensive plantation silviculture in a context of ecosystem management [Enjeux et solutions pour la sylviculture intensive de plantations dans un contexte d'aménagement écosystémique]. Forestry Chronicle, 90(6):732-762.
  • Doblas-Miranda, E., Paquette, A., Work, T.T. (2014) Intercropping trees' effect on soil oribatid diversity in agro-ecosystems. Agroforestry Systems, 88(4):671-678.
  • Tobner, C.M., Paquette, A., Messier, C. (2013) Interspecific coordination and intraspecific plasticity of fine root traits in North American temperate tree species. Frontiers in Plant Science, 4:242.
  • Pawson, S.M., Brin, A., Brockerhoff, E.G., Lamb, D., Payn, T.W., Paquette, A., Parrotta, J.A. (2013) Plantation forests, climate change and biodiversity. Biodiversity and Conservation, 22(5):1203-1227.
  • Nock, C.A., Paquette, A., Follett, M., Nowak, D.J., Messier, C. (2013) Effects of Urbanization on Tree Species Functional Diversity in Eastern North America. Ecosystems, 16:1487-1497.
  • Rivest, D., Paquette, A., Moreno, G., Messier, C. (2013) A meta-analysis reveals mostly neutral influence of scattered trees on pasture yield along with some contrasted effects depending on functional groups and rainfall conditions. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 165:74-79.
  • Cogliastro, A., Paquette, A. (2012) Thinning effect on light regime and growth of underplanted red oak and black cherry in post-agricultural forests of south-eastern Canada. New Forests, 43(5-6):941-954.
  • Ameztegui, A., Coll, L., Benavides, R., Valladares, F., Paquette, A. (2012) Understory light predictions in mixed conifer mountain forests: Role of aspect-induced variation in crown geometry and openness. Forest Ecology and Management, 276:52-61.
  • Paquette, A., Fontaine, B., Berninger, F., Dubois, K., Lechowicz, M.J., Messier, C., Posada, J., Valladares, F., Brisson, J. (2012) Norway maple displays greater seasonal growth and phenotypic plasticity to light than native sugar maple. Tree Physiology, 32(11):1339-1347.
  • Boivin, F., Paquette, A., Racine, P., Messier, C. (2011) A fast and reliable method for the delineation of tree crown outlines for the computation of crown openness values and other crown parameters. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 41(9):1827-1835.
  • Paquette, A., Girard, J.-P., Walsh, D. (2011) Deep planting has no short-or long-term effect on the survival and growth of white spruce, black spruce, and jack pine. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, 28(3):146-151.
  • Paquette, A., Messier, C. (2011) The effect of biodiversity on tree productivity: From temperate to boreal forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20(1):170-180.
  • Paquette, A., Fontaine, B., Messier, C., Brisson, J. (2010) Homogeneous light in shade-house experiment overestimates carbon gains in tree seedlings. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry, 2(6):117-121.
  • Boivin, F., Paquette, A., Papaik, M.J., Thiffault, N., Messier, C. (2010) Do position and species identity of neighbours matter in 8-15-year-old post harvest mesic stands in the boreal mixedwood? Forest Ecology and Management, 260(7):1124-1131.
  • Paquette, A., Messier, C. (2010) The role of plantations in managing the world's forests in the Anthropocene. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 8(1):27-34.
  • Laliberté, E., Paquette, A., Legendre, P., Bouchard, A. (2009) Assessing the scale-specific importance of niches and other spatial processes on beta diversity: A case study from a temperate forest. Oecologia, 159(2):377-388.
  • Messier, C., Tittler, R., Kneeshaw, D.D., Gelinas, N., Paquette, A., Berninger, K., Rheault, H., Meek, P., Beaulieu, N. (2009) TRIAD zoning in Quebec: Experiences and results after 5 years. Forestry Chronicle, 85(6):885-896.
  • Paquette, A., Hawryshyn, J., Senikas, A.V., Potvin, C. (2009) Enrichment Planting in Secondary Forests: a Promising Clean Development Mechanism to Increase Terrestrial Carbon Sinks. Ecology and Society, 14(1):31.
  • Paquette, A., Messier, C., Perinet, P., Cogliastro, A. (2008) Simulating light availability under different hybrid poplar clones in a mixed intensive plantation system. Forest Science, 54(5):481-489.
  • Paquette, A. (2008) The aquarium plant trade: Missing pieces. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 6(3):123-124.
  • Paquette, A., Bouchard, A., Cogliastro, A. (2007) A less restrictive technique for the estimation of understory light under variable weather conditions. Forest Ecology and Management, 242(2-3):800-804.
  • Paquette, A., Bouchard, A., Cogliastro, A. (2007) Morphological plasticity in seedlings of three deciduous species under shelterwood under-planting management does not correspond to shade tolerance ranks. Forest Ecology and Management, 241(1-3):278-287.
  • Paquette, A., Bouchard, A., Cogliastro, A. (2006) Successful under-planting of red oak and black cherry in early-successional deciduous shelterwoods of North America. Annals of Forest Science, 63(8):823-831.
  • Paquette, A., Bouchard, A., Cogliastro, A. (2006) Survival and growth of under-planted trees: A meta-analysis across four biomes. Ecological Applications, 16(4):1575-1589.