The links between ecosystem multifunctionality and above- and belowground biodiversity are mediated by climate

  title={The links between ecosystem multifunctionality and above- and belowground biodiversity are mediated by climate},
  author={Xin Jing and Nathan J. Sanders and Yu-liang Shi and Haiyan Chu and Aim{\'e}e T. Classen and Ke Zhao and Litong Chen and Yue Shi and Youxu Jiang and Jinsheng He},
  journal={Nature Communications},
Plant biodiversity is often correlated with ecosystem functioning in terrestrial ecosystems. However, we know little about the relative and combined effects of above- and belowground biodiversity on multiple ecosystem functions (for example, ecosystem multifunctionality, EMF) or how climate might mediate those relationships. Here we tease apart the effects of biotic and abiotic factors, both above- and belowground, on EMF on the Tibetan Plateau, China. We found that a suite of biotic and… 

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