Picante: R tools for integrating phylogenies and ecology

Kembel, Steven W., Cowan, Peter D., Helmus, Matthew R., Cornwell, William K., Morlon, Helene, Ackerly, David D., Blomberg, Simon P. and Webb, Campbell O. (2010) Picante: R tools for integrating phylogenies and ecology. Bioinformatics, 26 11: 1463-1464. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btq166

Author Kembel, Steven W.
Cowan, Peter D.
Helmus, Matthew R.
Cornwell, William K.
Morlon, Helene
Ackerly, David D.
Blomberg, Simon P.
Webb, Campbell O.
Title Picante: R tools for integrating phylogenies and ecology
Journal name Bioinformatics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1367-4803
Publication date 2010-06-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq166
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 26
Issue 11
Start page 1463
End page 1464
Total pages 2
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Oxford University Press
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Summary: Picante is a software package that provides a comprehensive set of tools for analyzing the phylogenetic and trait diversity of ecological communities. The package calculates phylogenetic diversity metrics, performs trait comparative analyses, manipulates phenotypic and phylogenetic data, and performs tests for phylogenetic signal in trait distributions, community structure and species interactions.

Availability: Picante is a package for the R statistical language and environment written in R and C, released under a GPL v2 open-source license, and freely available on the web (http://picante.r-forge.r-project.org) and from CRAN (http://cran.r-project.org).
© The Author 2010. Published by Oxford University Press.
Keyword Community structure
Species richness
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Article # btq166

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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