Functional trait diversity maximizes ecosystem multifunctionality

@inproceedings{Gross2017FunctionalTD,
  title={Functional trait diversity maximizes ecosystem multifunctionality},
  author={Nicolas Gross and Yoann Le Bagousse-Pinguet and Pierre Liancourt and Miguel Berdugo and Nicholas J. Gotelli and Fernando T Maestre},
  booktitle={Nature Ecology &Evolution},
  year={2017}
}
Understanding the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning has been a core ecological research topic over the past decades. Although a key hypothesis is that the diversity of functional traits determines ecosystem functioning, we do not know how much trait diversity is needed to maintain multiple ecosystem functions simultaneously… CONTINUE READING

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