Recent Papers on the Neutral Theory (the Biodiversity One)…

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Just stumbled upon some recent papers concerning the neutral theory of biodiversity and biogeography that I thought I’d share.  The first is an examination of the effects of neutral processes on phylogenetic tree imbalance (Davies et al. 2011). Interestingly, the authors find that neutral theory can account for the variation in species diversity among clades […]