Elton revisited : A review of evidence linking diversity and invasibility

@inproceedings{Levine1999EltonR,
  title={Elton revisited : A review of evidence linking diversity and invasibility},
  author={Jonathan M Levine and Carla M. D'Antonio},
  year={1999}
}
It is commonly believed that diverse communities better resist invasion by exotic species than do simple communities. We examined the history of this notion, and evaluated theoretical and empirical work linking diversity and invasions. We found that much of the historical work that has contributed to the perception that diverse communities are less invasible, including Elton's observations and MacArthur's species-packing and diversity-stability models, is based on controversial premises… CONTINUE READING

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