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  • Chhajed S, Wright IJ, Pérez-Priego Ó (2024). Theory and tests for coordination among hydraulic and photosynthetic traits in co-occurring woody species. New Phytologist, in press.
  • Fan B, Westerband AC, Wright IJ, Gao P, Ding N, Ai D, Tian T, Zhao X, Sun K (2024). Shifts in plant resource use strategies across climate and soil gradients in dryland steppe communities. Plant & Soil 497:277-296. DOI:10.1007/s11104-023-06401-z
  • Tsujii YAtwell BJ, Lambers H, Wright IJ (2024). Leaf phosphorus fractions vary with leaf economic traits among 35 Australian woody species. New Phytologist 241:1985-1997. DOI 10.1111/nph.19513
  • Zhang C, Wright IJ, Nielsen UN, Geisen S, Liu M (2024). Linking nematodes and ecosystem function: a trait-based framework. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2024.02.002



  • James ME, Brodribb T, Wright IJ, Rieseberg LH, Ortiz-Barrientos D (2023). Replicated Evolution in Plants. Annual Review of Plant Biology 74:697-725. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-arplant-071221-090809
  • Tsujii Y, Fan B, Atwell BJ, Lambers H, Lei Z, Wright IJ (2023). A survey of leaf phosphorus fractions and leaf economic traits among 12 co-occurring woody species on phosphorus-impoverished soils. Plant & Soil 489:107–124DOI 10.1007/s11104-023-06001-x.
  • Westerband AC, Wright IJ, Maire V, Paillassa J, Prentice IC, Atkin OK, Bloomfield KJ, Cernusak LA, Dong N, Gleason SM, Guilherme Pereira C, Lambers H, Leishman MR, Malhi Y, Nolan RH (2023). Coordination of photosynthetic traits across soil and climate gradients. Global Change Biology 29:856-873. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.16501



  • Gleason SM, Barnard DM, Green TR, Mackay S, Wang DR … Wright IJ, Yemoto K & Zhang H (2022). Physiological trait networks enhance understanding of crop growth and water use in contrasting environments. Plant, Cell & Environment 45:2554-2572. DOI: 10.1111/pce.14382.
  • Lei Z, Liu F, Wright IJ, Carriquí M, Niinemets Ü, Han J, Jia M, Atwell BJ, Cai X, Zhang W, Zhou Z, Zhang Y (2022). Comparisons of photosynthetic and anatomical traits between wild and domesticated cotton. Journal of Experimental Botany 73:873-885. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erab293
  • Lei ZWesterband ACWright IJ, He Y, Zhang W, Cai X, Zhou Z, Liu F, Zhang Y (2022). Leaf trait covariation and controls on leaf mass per area (LMA) following cotton domestication. Annals of Botany 130:231-243. DOI 10.1093/aob/mcac086
  • Westerband AC, Wright IJ, Eller ASD, Cernusak LA, Reich PB, Perez-Priego O, Chhajed SS, Hutley LB, Lehmann CER (2022). Nitrogen concentration and physical properties are key drivers of woody tissue respiration. Annals of Botany 129:633-646.