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date: 21 April 2019

broken stick model 

Source:
A Dictionary of Ecology
Author(s):

Michael Allaby

A statistical method, devised in 1957 by Robert *MacArthur, for calculating the abundance of a particular species in an environment where several species occupy contiguous but non-overlapping niches. MacArthur imagined the environment and its resources as a stick at which ... ...

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