Response to comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness"

Grace, James B., Adler, Peter B., Seabloom, Eric W., Borer, Elizabeth T., Hillebrand, Helmut, Hautier, Yann, Hector, Andy, Harpole, W. Stanley, O'Halloran, Lydia R., Anderson, T. Michael, Bakker, Jonathan D., Brown, Cynthia S., Buckley, Yvonne M., Collins, Scott L., Cottingham, Kathryn L., Crawley, Michael J., Damschen, Ellen I., Davies, Kendi F., DeCrappeo, Nicole M., Fay, Philip A., Firn, Jennifer, Gruner, Daniel S., Hagenah, Nicole, Jin, Virginia L., Kirkman, Kevin P., Knops, Johannes M. H., La Pierre, Kimberly J., Lambrinos, John G., Melbourne, Brett A., Mitchell, Charles E., Moore, Joslin L., Morgan, John W., Orrock, John L., Prober, Suzanne M., Stevens, Carly J., Wragg, Peter D. and Yang, Louie H. (2012) Response to comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness". Science, 335 6075: 1441-c-1441-c. doi:10.1126/science.1214939


Author Grace, James B.
Adler, Peter B.
Seabloom, Eric W.
Borer, Elizabeth T.
Hillebrand, Helmut
Hautier, Yann
Hector, Andy
Harpole, W. Stanley
O'Halloran, Lydia R.
Anderson, T. Michael
Bakker, Jonathan D.
Brown, Cynthia S.
Buckley, Yvonne M.
Collins, Scott L.
Cottingham, Kathryn L.
Crawley, Michael J.
Damschen, Ellen I.
Davies, Kendi F.
DeCrappeo, Nicole M.
Fay, Philip A.
Firn, Jennifer
Gruner, Daniel S.
Hagenah, Nicole
Jin, Virginia L.
Kirkman, Kevin P.
Knops, Johannes M. H.
La Pierre, Kimberly J.
Lambrinos, John G.
Melbourne, Brett A.
Mitchell, Charles E.
Moore, Joslin L.
Morgan, John W.
Orrock, John L.
Prober, Suzanne M.
Stevens, Carly J.
Wragg, Peter D.
Yang, Louie H.
Title Response to comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness"
Journal name Science   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0036-8075
1095-9203
Publication date 2012-03-01
Year available 2012
Sub-type Discussion - responses, round table/panel discussions, Q&A, reply
DOI 10.1126/science.1214939
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 335
Issue 6075
Start page 1441-c
End page 1441-c
Total pages 2
Place of publication Washington, DC, United States
Publisher American Association for the Advancement of Science
Language eng
Abstract Pan et al. claim that our results actually support a strong linear positive relationship between productivity and richness, whereas Fridley et al. contend that the data support a strong humped relationship. These responses illustrate how preoccupation with bivariate patterns distracts from a deeper understanding of the multivariate mechanisms that control these important ecosystem properties.
Keyword Multidisciplinary Sciences
Science & Technology - Other Topics
MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Technical Comments

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Discussion - responses, round table/panel discussions, Q&A, reply
Collection: School of Biological Sciences Publications
 
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