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Title: Effects of the Flooding Gradient on Tree Community Diversity in Várzea Forests of the Purus River, Central Amazon, Brazil
Author(s): Luize, Bruno G
Silva, Thiago S F
Wittmann, Florian
Assis, Rafael L
Venticinque, Eduardo M
Contact Email: thiago.sf.silva@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: environmental gradient
flood pulse
floodplain forests
wetlands
Issue Date: Mar-2015
Citation: Luize BG, Silva TSF, Wittmann F, Assis RL & Venticinque EM (2015) Effects of the Flooding Gradient on Tree Community Diversity in Várzea Forests of the Purus River, Central Amazon, Brazil. Biotropica, 47 (2), pp. 137-142. https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12203
Abstract: Amazonian floodplain forests have remarkable variation in tree diversity and structure related to flood duration. We assessed how floodplain forests respond to the continuum flooding gradient and found that Fisher's α values vary up to seven times across the landscape.
DOI Link: 10.1111/btp.12203
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