How root trait variation affects plant community assembly

Wenqi is a PhD student in Ecology from Sun Yat-sen University, China and a visiting scholar at Penn State University. His work has included mapping fine root distribution in a 50-ha subtropical permanent forest. He is interested in phylogenetic and trait-based root community assembly and linking aboveground community with belowground species occurrence.

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