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Professor Peter Grubb

Investigative Plant Ecology, retired

Biography:

See Wikipedia.

Key Publications

Publications on Google Scholar.

Other Publications

Grubb, P.J., Jackson, R.V., Barberis, I.M., Bee, J.N., Coomes, D.A., Dominy, N.J., De la Fuente, M.A.S., Lucas, P.W., Metcalfe, D.J., Svenning, J.-C., Turner, I.M. & Vargas, O. (2008) Monocot leaves are eaten less than dicot leaves in tropical lowland rain forests: correlations with toughness and leaf presentation. Annals of Botany 101, 1379-1389.

Dominy, N.J., Grubb, P.J., Jackson, R.V., Lucas, P.W., Metcalfe, D.J., Svenning, J.-C. & Turner, I.M. (2008) In tropical lowland rain forests monocots have tougher leaves than dicots, and include a new kind of tough leaf. Annals of Botany 101, 1363-1377.

Grubb, P.J. & Jackson, R.V. (2007) The adaptive value of young leaves being tightly folded or rolled on monocotyledons in tropical lowland rain forest: an hypothesis in two parts. Plant Ecology 192, 317-327.

Jankowska-Blaszczuk, M. & Grubb, P.J (2006) Changing perspectives on the role of the soil seed bank in northern temperate deciduous forests and in tropical lowland rain forests: parallels and contrasts. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 8, 3-21.

Grubb, P.J., Coomes, D.A. & Metcalfe, D.J. (2005) Comment on A brief history of seed size. Science, 310, 783a.

Grubb, P.J. (2005) The impact of nutrient supply on the kind of vegetation found in the western semi-deserts of southern Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 59, 79-80.

Bloor, J.M.G. & Grubb, P.J. (2004) Morphological plasticity of shade-tolerant tropical rainforest tree seedlings exposed to light changes. Functional Ecology 18, 337-348.

Grubb, P.J., Stow, E.A. & Walters, S.M. (2004) 100 Years of Plant Sciences in Cambridge: 1904-2004. Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge University.