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AMAP joint research unit (French acronym UMR) is an interdisciplinary laboratory that conducts basic research on plants and plant communities with the aim of predicting ecosystems responses to environmental forcing, in terms of the distribution/conservation of species and biodiversity, crop production, carbon storage in plant biomass, protection of the environment and the provision of ecosystem services.

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24/04/2017
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Trade-offs in an ant – plant – fungus mutualism
Orivel J., Malé P. J., Lauth J., Roux O., Petitclerc F., Dejean A., Leroy C. 2017. Trade-offs in an ant – plant – fungus mutualism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284 (1850):

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24/04/2017
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Comparison of two monodominant rain forests in New Caledonia: the cases of Arillastrum gummiferum (Myrtaceae) and Nothofagus aequilateralis (Nothofagaceae)
Demenois J., Ibanez T., Read J., Carriconde F. 2017. Comparison of two monodominant rain forests in New Caledonia: the cases of Arillastrum gummiferum (Myrtaceae) and Nothofagus aequilateralis (Nothofagaceae). Australian Journal of Botany, 65 (1): 11-21.
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18/04/2017
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Nutrient-cycling mechanisms other than the direct absorption from soil may control forest structure and dynamics in poor Amazonian soils
Grau O., Peñuelas J., Ferry B., Freycon V., Blanc L., Desprez M., Baraloto C., Chave J., Descroix L., Dourdain A., Guitet S., Janssens I. A., Sardans J., Hérault B. 2017. Nutrient-cycling mechanisms other than the direct absorption from soil may control forest structure and dynamics in poor Amazonian soils. Scientific Reports, 7 45017.

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18/04/2017
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On the identity of Clausena smyrelliana, and two new combinations in C. anisum-olens (Aurantioideae, Rutaceae)
Molino J. F. 2017. On the identity of Clausena smyrelliana, and two new combinations in C. anisum-olens (Aurantioideae, Rutaceae). Phytotaxa, 298 (3): 296-299.


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18/04/2017
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Exploring the floristic diversity of tropical Africa
Sosef M. S. M., Dauby G., Blach-Overgaard A., van der Burgt X., Catarino L., Damen T., Deblauwe V., Dessein S., Dransfield J., Droissart V., Duarte M. C., Engledow H., Fadeur G., Figueira R., Gereau R. E., Hardy O. J., et al. 2017. Exploring the floristic diversity of tropical Africa. BMC Biology, 15 (1): 15.

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