Trophic transfer of biodiversity effects: functional equivalence of prey diversity and enrichment?
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Ecology and Evolution
Volume 2, Issue 12, pages 3110–3122, December 2012
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Ecology and Evolution 2012; 2(12): 3110–3122
- Issue published online: 13 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 8 NOV 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 OCT 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 28 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Received: 26 JUN 2012
- Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Grant Number: STI180/3
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