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Comparing classical community models: theoretical consequences for patterns of diversity

The American Naturalist

Aug 19, 2008

J ChaveSimon A Levin

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Abstract: Mechanisms proposed to explain the maintenance of species diversity within ecological communities of sessile organisms include niche differentiation mediated by competitive trade-offs, frequency dependence resulting from species-specific pests, recruitment limitation due to lo...read more

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Comparing classical community models: theoretical consequences for patterns of diversity

The American Naturalist

Aug 19, 2008

J ChaveSimon A Levin

PMID: 18707398

DOI: 10.1086/324112

Abstract

Abstract: Mechanisms proposed to explain the maintenance of species diversity within ecological communities of sessile organisms include niche differentiation mediated by competitive trade-offs, frequency dependence resulting from species-specific pests, recruitment limitation due to lo...read more

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