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High plant endemism in China is partially linked to reduced glacial-interglacial climate change
Aim Endemic species are hypothesized to particularly occur in areas with relatively stable climates during the Quaternary glacial-interglacial oscillations (orbitally forced species' rangeExpand
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Relative roles of local disturbance, current climate and paleoclimate in determining phylogenetic and functional diversity in Chinese forests
The main processes underlying the generation and maintenance of biodiversity include both local factors such as competition and abiotic filtering and regional forces such as paleoclimate, speciationExpand
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CForBio: a network monitoring Chinese forest biodiversity
China harbors a rich variety of forest types and forest-associated biodiversity, linked to both historical and contemporary environmental factors. However, being a country with a large population andExpand
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Qualitative and quantitative ethnobotanical study of the Pangkhua community in Bilaichari Upazilla, Rangamati District, Bangladesh
BackgroundThe present study documents the ethnomedicinal knowledge among the traditional healers of the Pangkhua indigenous community of Bangladesh. The documented data from this area wasExpand
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Comparison of phylobetadiversity indices based on community data from Gutianshan forest plot
Phylobetadiversity incorporates phylogenetic information and beta diversity, and can account for the ecological similarities between communities with a phylogenetic perspective. Although differentExpand
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The environmental fate of thymol, a novel botanical pesticide, in tropical agricultural soil and water
ABSTRACT In this study, the environmental fate of thymol, including hydrolysis, aqueous photolysis, soil sorption and soil degradation, was studied under conditions that simulated the tropicalExpand
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Status of Nature Reserves in Inner Mongolia, China
Nature reserves are an important component of the strategy to halt biodiversity loss caused by habitat fragmentation and loss, climate change and other anthropogenic factors. In the past decades, 184Expand
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Taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional homogenization of bird communities due to land use change
Abstract Biotic homogenization, the increasing similarity of biotas over time, is an important topic in biodiversity conservation and has been widely linked to anthropogenic factors, e.g., land useExpand
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DOES WATER PREFER TO DONATE A PROTON TO AN F OR TO a Cl ATOM? - A ROTATIONAL STUDY OF CH$_{3}$CHClF...H$_{2}$O
Author Institution: Dipartimento di Chimica "G. Ciamician" dell'Universita, Via Selmi 2, I-40126 Bologna, Italy; Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati (ISMN, Sezione di Bologna), CNR;Expand