Assembly of Plant Communities

@inproceedings{Kraft2014AssemblyOP,
  title={Assembly of Plant Communities},
  author={Nathan J B Kraft and David D. Ackerly},
  year={2014}
}
• Communities are located within a larger species pool of potential colonists. The study of community assembly considers the mechanisms by which local communities are formed from the species pool. • Dispersal from the species pool, abiotic tolerance of colonists, and biotic interactions can all influence membership in local communities. • Phenotypic similarities and differences of co-occurring species can be used (within limits) to make inferences about the role of alternative processes… CONTINUE READING

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