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Quantifying and scaling global plant trait diversity

TRY is a network of vegetation scientists headed by
Future Earth and the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry,
providing a global archive of curated plant traits.
The TRY database is a research platform of iDiv.

5.6 million trait records
100,000 plant species
largely open access


Activity Report (2017-01-02)
In December 2016, TRY received 76 requests and released 3.5 million trait records for 65 requests; 9 new publications were reported. This brings the totals to 2745 received requests, 238 million trait records released for 2144 requests, and 108 recorded publications (link)

100 TRY Publications (2016-12-08)
As of 2016-12-07, TRY has more than 100 publications (link)

Paper published (2016-12-08)
Hoehndorf et al.: The flora phenotype ontology (FLOPO): tool for integrating morphological traits and phenotypes of vascular plants. Journal of Biomedical Semantics. (link)

Paper published (2016-12-08)
Garnier et al.: Towards a thesaurus of plant characteristics: an ecological contribution. Journal of Ecology. (link)

Paper published (2016-11-09)
Engemann et al.: A plant growth form dataset for the New World. Ecology. (link)

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