Box 1. Useful links for plant functional-trait workers

To find on-line protocols and updates related to this handbook: Nucleo Diversus/Tools

To submit corrections, additions and comments to improve this handbook:

Various complementary protocols for specific plant (eco-)physiological as well as environmental measurements not
covered in this handbook can be accessed through the fellow project: Prometheus Wiki (Sack et al. 2010;

To share plant functional-trait data with other researchers (both as a provider and as a recipient): TRY Worldwide
Initiative and Database (Kattge et al. 2011;

To calculate functional diversity metrics and indices with your trait data: FDiversity Free Software Package
(Casanoves et al. 2010;