Journal article

Phylogenetic constraints and adaptation explain food-web structure

  • Cattin, Marie-France Institut de Zoologie, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Bersier, Louis-Félix Institut de Zoologie, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland - Chair of Statistics, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Banašek-Richter, Carolin Institut de Zoologie, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Baltensperger, Richard Department of Mathematics, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Gabriel, Jean-Pierre Department of Mathematics, Fribourg University, Switzerland
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    26.02.2004
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  • Nature. - 2004, vol. 427, no. 835-839
English Food webs are descriptions of who eats whom in an ecosystem. Although extremely complex and variable, their structure possesses basic regularities. A fascinating question is to find a simple model capturing the underlying processes behind these repeatable patterns. Until now, two models have been devised for the description of trophic interactions within a natural community. Both are... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences
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Département de Mathématiques
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