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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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01/12/2016
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Convergent evolution of intraguild predation in phytotelm-inhabiting mosquitoes
Talaga S., Leroy C., Céréghino R., Dejean A. 2016. Convergent evolution of intraguild predation in phytotelm-inhabiting mosquitoes. Evolutionary Ecology, 30 (6): 1133-1147.

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01/12/2016
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Growth rings in tropical trees: role of functional traits, environment, and phylogeny
Nath C. D., Munoz F., Pélissier R., Burslem D. F. R., Muthusankar G. 2016. Growth rings in tropical trees: role of functional traits, environment, and phylogeny. Trees, 30 (6): 2153-2175.

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17/11/2016
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The effect of food-web structure on ecosystem function exceeds those of precipitation
Trzcinski M. K., Srivastava D. S., Corbara B., Dézerald O., Leroy C., Carrias J.-F., Dejean A., Céréghino R. 2016. The effect of food-web structure on ecosystem function exceeds those of precipitation. Journal of Animal Ecology, 85 (5): 1147-1160.

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17/11/2016
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RAINBIO: a mega-database of tropical African vascular plants distributions
Dauby G., Zaiss R., Blach-Overgaard A., Catarino L., Damen T., Deblauwe V., Dessein S., Dransfield J., Droissart V., Duarte M. C., et al. 2016. RAINBIO: a mega-database of tropical African vascular plants distributions. PhytoKeys, 74 1-18.

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03/11/2016
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A look inside the Pl@ntNet experience: the good, the bias and the hope
Joly A., Bonnet P., Goëau H., Barbe J., Selmi S., Champ J., Dufour-Kowalski S., Affouard A., Carré J., Molino J. F., Barthélémy D. 2016. A look inside the Pl@ntNet experience: the good, the bias and the hope. Multimedia System, 22 (6): 751-766.

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