Simple rules yield complex food webs

@article{Martinez2000SimpleRY,
  title={Simple rules yield complex food webs},
  author={Neo D. Martinez and R. Williams},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2000},
  volume={404},
  pages={180-183}
}
  • Neo D. Martinez, R. Williams, Neo D. Martinez
  • Published 2000
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Several of the most ambitious theories in ecology describe food webs that document the structure of strong and weak trophic links that is responsible for ecological dynamics among diverse assemblages of species. Early mechanism-based theory asserted that food webs have little omnivory and several properties that are independent of species richness. This theory was overturned by empirical studies that found food webs to be much more complex, but these studies did not provide mechanistic… CONTINUE READING
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