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- Munoz, François; Couteron, Pierre; Ramesh, B. R.; Etienne, Rampal S.
- Ecology 2007 v.88 no.10 pp. 2482-2488
- community ecology, etc ; species diversity; plant communities; tropical forests; field experimentation; forest ecology; estimation; India; Show all 8 Subjects
- ... The neutral theory of S. P. Hubbell postulates a two‐scale hierarchical framework consisting of a metacommunity following the speciation–drift equilibrium characterized by the “biodiversity number” θ, and local communities following the migration–drift equilibrium characterized by the “migration rate” m (or the “fundamental dispersal number” I). While Etienne's sampling formula allows simultaneous ...