A critical review of twenty years' use of the resource-ratio theory.

@article{Miller2005ACR,
  title={A critical review of twenty years' use of the resource-ratio theory.},
  author={Thomas E. Miller and Jean H. Burns and Pablo Munguia and Eric L Walters and Jamie M Kneitel and Paul M. Richards and Nicolas Mouquet and Hannah L Buckley},
  journal={The American naturalist},
  year={2005},
  volume={165 4},
  pages={439-48}
}
A model of species interactions based on their use of shared resources was proposed in 1972 by Robert MacArthur and later expanded in an article (1980) and a book (1982) by David Tilman. This "resource-ratio theory" has been used to make a number of testable predictions about competition and community patterns. We reviewed 1,333 papers that cite Tilman's two publications to determine whether predictions of the resource-ratio theory have been adequately tested and to summarize their general… CONTINUE READING
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