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Diversity breeds complementarity

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Evolutionary and ecosystem processes have long been treated as distinct. The finding that interactions among plant species cause rapid evolutionary changes that affect ecosystem function suggests that it is time for unification. See Letter p.108

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Figure 1: Evolutionary niche shifts.

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Tilman, D., Snell-Rood, E. Diversity breeds complementarity. Nature 515, 44–45 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13929

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