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functional diversity  


  • [Owen L. Petchey] Functional diversity is a component of biodiversity that generally concerns the range of things that organisms do in communities and ecosystems... , "[Owen L. Petchey] Functional diversity is an important component of biodiversity, yet in comparison to taxonomicdiversity, methods of quantifying functional diversity are less well developed... , "[Mark S. Poos] Functional diversity is an important concept in community ecology because it captures information onfunctional traits absent in measures of species diversity. One popular method of measuringfunctional diversity is the dendrogram-based method, FD...

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  • FD
  • functional diversities
  • functionally diverse
  • function diverse
  • function diversity
  • function diversive

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