Response to comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness"
Grace, J. B., Adler, P. B., Seabloom, E. W., Borer, E. T., Hillebrand, H., Hautier, Y., Hector, A., Harpole, W. S., O'Halloran, L. R., Anderson, T. M., Bakker, J. D., Brown, C. S., Buckley, Y. M., Collins, S. L., Cottingham, K. L., Crawley, M. J., Damschen, E. I., Davies, K. F., DeCrappeo, N. M., Fay, P. A., Firn, Jennifer, Gruner, D. S., Hagenah, N., Jin, V. L., Kirkman, K. P., Knops, J. M. H., La Pierre, K. J., Lambrinos, J. G., Melbourne, B. A., Mitchell, C. E., Moore, J. L., Morgan, J. W., Orrock, J. L., Prober, S. M., Stevens, C. J., Wragg, P. D., & Yang, L. H. (2012) Response to comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness". Science, 335(6075), p. 1441.
Pan et al. claim that our results actually support a strong linear positive relationship between productivity and richness, whereas Fridley et al. contend that the data support a strong humped relationship. These responses illustrate how preoccupation with bivariate patterns distracts from a deeper understanding of the multivariate mechanisms that control these important ecosystem properties.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 American Association for the Advancement of Science|
|Deposited On:||07 Aug 2012 10:46|
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