Phylogenetic patterns of extinction risk in the eastern arc ecosystems, an African biodiversity hotspot.

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Kowiyou Yessoufou; Barnabas H Daru; T Jonathan Davies;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047082, pmc: PMC3466253
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Biodiversity | Plant Phylogenetics | Species Extinction | Plant Ecology | Medicine | Ecological Metrics | Q | Ecology | R | Extinction Risk | Evolutionary Biology | Science | Phylogenetics | Plant Science | Conservation Science | Evolutionary Systematics | Evolutionary Ecology

There is an urgent need to reduce drastically the rate at which biodiversity is declining worldwide. Phylogenetic methods are increasingly being recognised as providing a useful framework for predicting future losses, and guiding efforts for pre-emptive conservation act... View more
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