TreeDivNet is the largest network of biodiversity experiments worldwide, but needs to expand. We encourage colleagues to establish new experiments on the relation between tree species diversity and forest ecosystem functioning, and to make use of the platform for collaborative research.

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Author notes

  1. These authors contributed equally: Alain Paquette and Andy Hector.

Affiliations

  1. Centre for Forest Research, Département de Sciences Biologiques, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

    • Alain Paquette
    •  & Alain Paquette
  2. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

    • Andy Hector
    •  & Andy Hector
  3. BIOGECO, INRA, Cestas, France

    • Bastien Castagneyrol
    • , Bastien Castagneyrol
    •  & Hervé Jactel
  4. Department of Environment, Ghent University, Gontrode, Belgium

    • Margot Vanhellemont
    • , Kris Verheyen
    • , Michael P. Perring
    • , Margot Vanhellemont
    •  & Kris Verheyen
  5. School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK

    • Julia Koricheva
    •  & Julia Koricheva
  6. Geobotany, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

    • Michael Scherer-Lorenzen
    • , Charles Nock
    •  & Michael Scherer-Lorenzen
  7. Departamento de Ecología Tropical, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

    • Luis Abdala-Roberts
    •  & Victor Parra-Tabla
  8. Department of Community Ecology, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, Halle, Saale, Germany

    • Harald Auge
  9. Centre for Ecosystems, Society and Biosecurity, Forest Research, Farnham, Surrey, UK

    • Nadia Barsoum
  10. Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

    • Jürgen Bauhus
    •  & Charles Nock
  11. Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Soil Science, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

    • Christel Baum
  12. Institute of Biology/Geobotany and Botanical Garden, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Saale, Germany

    • Helge Bruelheide
  13. German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

    • Helge Bruelheide
  14. University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

    • Bastien Castagneyrol
    •  & Hervé Jactel
  15. Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

    • Jeannine Cavender-Bares
  16. Experimental Interaction Ecology, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

    • Nico Eisenhauer
    •  & Olga Ferlian
  17. Institute of Biology, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany

    • Nico Eisenhauer
    •  & Olga Ferlian
  18. Departamento de Ecologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

    • Gislene Ganade
  19. Institute of Forest Ecology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

    • Douglas Godbold
    • , Boris Rewald
    •  & Hans Sandén
  20. Biologie, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

    • Dominique Gravel
  21. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama

    • Jefferson Hall
  22. School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia

    • Richard Hobbs
    •  & Michael P. Perring
  23. Tropical Silviculture and Forest Ecology, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany

    • Dirk Hoelscher
  24. Centre of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Use, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany

    • Dirk Hoelscher
    •  & Holger Kreft
  25. Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA

    • Kristin B. Hulvey
  26. School of Applied Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK

    • Mark Huxham
  27. Department of Biodiversity, Macroecology & Biogeography, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany

    • Holger Kreft
    •  & Delphine Clara Zemp
  28. Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

    • Jingjing Liang
  29. Departement of Agricultural, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy

    • Simone Mereu
  30. Impacts on Agriculture, Forests and Natural Ecosystems (IAFES) Division, Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, Sassari, Italy

    • Simone Mereu
  31. Centre for Forest Research, UQAM/UQO, Montreal/Ripon, Quebec, Canada

    • Christian Messier
  32. Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

    • Rebecca Montgomery
    •  & Peter B. Reich
  33. Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

    • Bart Muys
  34. Département des Sciences Biologiques, UQAM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    • Alain Paquette
  35. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Smithsonian Institution, Edgewater, MD, USA

    • John Parker
  36. Ontario Forest Research Institute, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

    • William Parker
  37. Earth and Life Institute, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

    • Quentin Ponette
  38. Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    • Catherine Potvin
  39. School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography, Bangor University, Bangor, UK

    • Andy Smith
  40. School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    • Rachel Standish
  41. Department of Crop Production Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden

    • Martin Weih
  42. Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Göttingen University, Göttingen, Germany

    • Meike Wollni

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Contributions

The concept was developed at the plenary TreeDivNet meeting in Bordeaux, February 2017. The first draft was written by A.H. and A.P., with later input from B.C., M.V., K.V., J.K., M.S.-L. and all TreeDivNet members.

Competing interests

The authors declare no competing interests.

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Kris Verheyen.