Why are tropical rain forests so species rich? Classifying, reviewing and evaluating theories

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Two classifications are presented that organize the major processes and theories addressing the high species diversity of tropical rain forests. The first typology organizes environmental and biological processes within a spatio-temporal hierarchy, whilst the second classifies 12 theories according to over-arching driving forces: genetic differentiation… (More)

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@inproceedings{Hill2001WhyAT, title={Why are tropical rain forests so species rich? Classifying, reviewing and evaluating theories}, author={Ronald A. Hill and Jean L. Hill}, year={2001} }