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Diversity-productivity relationships in two ecologically realistic rarity-extinction scenarios

Author(s): F. I. Isbell, D. A. Losure, K. A. Yurkonis, B. J. Wilsey

Year: 2008

Journal: Oikos
Volume: 117
Issue: 7
Pages: 996-1005

Article Topic(s): Competition, Establishment methods
Research Setting(s): Prairie

Species Referenced: Salvia azurea (Pitcher sage),

Abstract

Studies the relationship between biodiversity loss and productivity in experimental tallgrass prairie plots using Andropogon gerardii and Salvia azurea. As species evenness decreased, A. gerardii abundance increased, S. azurea abundance remained constant, and other species' abundance decreased.

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F. I. Isbell, D. A. Losure, K. A. Yurkonis, and B. J. Wilsey. "Diversity-productivity relationships in two ecologically realistic rarity-extinction scenarios." Oikos 117.7 (2008): 996-1005.
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