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Population stability is higher in more diverse annual plant communities



Population stability is higher in more diverse annual plant communities



Ecology Letters 6(2): 90-95



Theoretical work suggests a paradoxical effect of diversity on the temporal stability of ecological systems: increasing diversity should result in decreased stability of populations while community stability is enhanced. While empirical work indicates that community stability tends to increase with diversity, investigations of the effect of diversity on populations have resulted in few clear patterns.

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DOI: 10.1046/j.1461-0248.2003.00406.x


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