FRED Updates or Corrections

 

Corr. no.

FRED Version

FRED File Name

Date Correction Found

FRED trait name

Column IDs

Row IDs

Citation

Correction needed

1

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

1 March 2017

Root length from base to tip

F00703

25460 - 25487

Sun et al. 2016. Scientific Reports 6: 19698.

Data were entered in mm, but should be in cm.

2

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

1 March 2017

SE_Root length from base to tip

F00705

25460 - 25487

Sun et al. 2016. Scientific Reports 6: 19698.

Data were entered in mm, but should be in cm.

3

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

1 March 2017

SE_Root length from base to tip

F00705

858

Xiong et al. 2012. Acta Ecologica Sinica 32: 1888-1897.

SE was filled even though main trait column (ID F00703) was blank.

4

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

7 March 2017

Notes_Treatment extent

F01161

4151, 4152, 4153

Ye et al. 2013. Journal of Central South University of Forestry and Technology 33: 50-55.

Treatment amounts were incorrect.

5

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

4 April 2017

Chamber_Temperature_night

F01234

14180-14261

Andersen et al. 1988. New Phytologist 109: 465-471.

Night temperature was incorrect.

6

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

4 April 2017

Mean annual air temperature (MAT), Chamber_Temperature_night

F01234, F01231

17095-17507, 17601-18262, 18278-18292, 18673-18688, 18767-19179, 19273-19878, 19921-19935, 20277-20292, 20368-20780, 20874-21535, 21551-21565, 21946-21961

Falster et al. 2015. Ecology 96: 1445.

MAT was mistakenly reported as nighttime chamber temperature.

7

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

19 April 2017

Root mean lifespan_yr, Root median lifespan_yr, Root median lifespan_Main_d, Root mean lifespan_Main_d, Root diameter class_Upper bound

F00950, F01292, F01293, F01295, F01296

25806-25838

Withington et al. 2006. Ecological Monographs 76: 381-397.

Data ordered improperly, thereby describing the wrong species.

8

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

18 May 2017

Root diameter, SE_Root diameter

F00679, F00681

14817-14841

Comas Eissenstat. 2009. New Phytologist 182: 919-928.

Incorrect diameter values.

9

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

18 May 2017

Root diameter

F00679

3598-3621

Pritchard et al. 2014. Global Change Biology 20: 1313-1326.

Values incorrectly presumed to be mean root diameter deleted.

10

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

18 May 2017

Root diameter

F00679

908

Zadworny & Eissenstat. 2011. New Phytologist 190:213-221.

Incorrect root diameter.

11

1.0

FRED_1_20170217.csv

22 May 2017

Root P content, SE_Root P content, Root K content, SE_Root K

F00289, F00291, F00413, F00415

7275-7290

Wurzburger et al. 2015. Ecology 96: 2137-2146.

Reported in incorrect units.

12

1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 12 July 2017 Root respiration rate per root dry mass_CO2 release, n_Root respiration rate per root dry mass_CO2 release, SE_Root respiration rate per root dry mass_CO2 release F00802, F00803, F00804 6760-6763, 15575-15606, 16012-16047, 24248-24274, 24286-24317,  25362-25366, 25369-25371, 25374-25376, 25379-25381, 25384-25386, 25389-25392

Sowell & Spomer. 1986. Oecologia 68: 375-379.

Makita et al. 2009. Tree Physiology 29: 597-585.

Tjoelker et al. 2005. New Phytologist 167: 493-508.

Bahn et al. 2006. Global Change Biology 12: 995-1006.

Paudel et al. 2016. Tree Physiology 36: 770-785.

Name, units, and definitions should be in terms of dry mass, not fresh mass.
13

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FRED_1_20170217.csv 12 July 2017 Root respiration rate per root dry mass_O2 uptake F00799 15809-15821 Picon-Cochard et al. 2012. Plant Soil 353: 47-57. Incorrect values.
14 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 12 July 2017 Root tissue density (RTD) F00709 15821 Picon-Cochard et al. 2012. Plant Soil 353: 47-57. Incorrect value.
15 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 18 July 2017 Root P content, SE_Root P content F00277, F00279 1622-1661 Yu et al. 2009. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 20: 747-753.  Values must be multiplied by 100 to correct for mislabeled scale in source.
16 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 12 September 2017 Data source_DOI F00005 1842-1849 McClaugherty CA et al. 1984. Oikos 42:378-386. Incorrect DOI (should be 10.2307/3544408).
17 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 27 September 2017 Notes_Root dynamics calculation method, Notes_Miscellaneous notes F00078, F00079 4342-4349, 4361-4368, 25337-25342

Coleman MD. 2007. Plant Soil 299: 195-213.

Mucha J et al. 2015. Annals of Forest Science 72: 539-547.

Notes intended for column F00079 were erroneously added to F00078.
18 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 28 September 2017 Plant age_days F01166 17046-17072 Yang et al. 2015. Grass and Forest Science 72: 93-103. Plant age was entered in the wrong units; multiply by 7.
19 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 12 October 2017 Plant taxonomy_Family F00017 2832-2836 Menaut & Cesar. 1979. Ecology 60: 1197-1210. Family name misspelled; should be Poaceae.
20 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 24 October 2017 Soil pH, SE_Soil pH F00980, F00981 9845-9997 Zhou et al. 2014. Plant Soil 374: 19-32. Values in column F00981 belong in column F00980.
21 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 24 October 2017 SD_Rooting depth_Fraction roots in soil depth increment, Soil pH, SE_Soil pH F00964, F00980, F00981 26771-26778 Sun et al. 2013. Plant Soil 372: 445-458. Data in F00964 and F00980 should be moved to F00980 and F00981, respectively.
22 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 27 December 2017 Notes_Treatment types F01159 7775 Wright et al. 2011. Ecology 92:1616-1625. Value should be "nitrogen addition" rather than "Nitrogen".
23 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 2 January 2018 Accepted species_TPL F01287 9787 Kong et al. 2014. New Phytologist 203: 863-872. Should be corrected to "leptobotrya".
24 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 4 January 2018 Root aerenchyma porosity fraction F00097 5397 Gebauer et al. 1996. Plant and Soil 178: 37-48. Should be corrected to "12-33".
25 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 9 January 2018 Root growth_Elongation fraction F00537 6250 Mao Z et al. 2013a. Plant Ecology and Diversity 6: 231-243. Corrected to 100.
26 1.0
FRED_1_20170217.csv
10 January 2018  
Median_Specific root area (SRA), Lower quartile_Specific root area (SRA), Min_Specific root area (SRA), Max_Specific root area (SRA), Upper quartile_Specific root area (SRA)
F00722, F00723, F00724, F00725, F00726 7318-7320 Ushio M et al. 2015. Functional Ecology 29: 1235-1245. Data had been entered into wrong columns; must be rearranged: Moved F00724 to F00722, F00724 to F00723, F00726 to F00724, F00722 to F00725, and F00723 to F00726.
27 1.0
FRED_1_20170217.csv
10 January 2018
Median_Belowground biomass per ground area, Upper quartile_Belowground biomass per ground area, Lower quartile_Belowground biomass per ground area, Min_Belowground biomass per ground area, Max_Belowground biomass per ground area F00889, F00890, F00891, F00892, F00893 6559-6633 Jimenez EM et al. 2009. Biogeosciences 6: 2809-2827. Data had been entered into wrong columns; must be rearranged.
28 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 10 January 2018 Root tip fraction per root diameter class F00953 26480-26481 Withington JM et al. 2006. Ecological Monographs 76: 381-397. Impossibly negative digitized values should be changed to 0.
29 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 11 January 2018 Soil pH_Water F00980 25348-25351 Paudel I et al. 2016. Tree Physiology 36: 770-785. Correct to 6.94.
30 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 11 January 2018 Soil N_NH4 content, SE_Soil N_NH4 content F01003, F01004 25003-25018 Cheng L et al. 2016. Ecology 97: 2815-2823. Incorrect values.
31 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 16 January 2018 Root mean lifespan_Main_d F01295 8865-8876 Guo LB et al. 2007. Plant Soil 299: 251-262. Data in 8865-8874 should be moved two rows down.
32 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 15 February 2018 Notes_In situ or pot F01156 5796-5805 Stewart J, Freedman B. 1994. New York, ON, Canada: Captus Press Inc., 123–136. Incorrect values; "Pot" should be changed to "In situ".
33 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 15 February 2018 Root conduit density, SE_Root conduit density F00134, F00136     Corrected units to n/mm2.
34 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 22 February 2018 Belowground part F00055 15056-15111 Freschet GT et al. 2015. New Phytologist 206: 1247-1260. Change belowground part to FR.
35 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 22 February 2018 Belowground part F00055 15020-15037 Freschet GT et al. 2015. Journal of Vegetation Science 26: 431-440. Change belowground part to FR.
36 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 28 February 2018 Root Ca content, SE_Root Ca content F00249, F00251 19-30, 43-54 McCormack ML, et al. 2012. New Phytologist 195:823-831. Move root Ca and SE from rows 43-54 to rows 19-30.
37 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 28 February 2018 Root C/N ratio F00413 19-30, 43-54 McCormack ML et al. 2012. New Phytologist 195:823-831. Move root C/N from rows 43-54 to rows 19-30.
38 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 28 February 2018 Root branching intensity (branching ratio)_Number of roots per higher order root, Root branching intensity_root tips per higher order root length F00179, F00182 8552-8563 Eissenstat DM et al. 2015. New Phytologist 208: 114-121 Move data from F00179 to F00182
39 1.0 FRED_1_20170217.csv 19 February 2018 Data source_Citation F00004 2866-2867 San Jose JJ and Garcia-Miragaya J. 1981. Bol. Soc. Venez. Cienc. Nut. 139: 347-374. Correct citations.