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Using species proportions to quantify turnover in biodiversity. / Yuan, Yuan; Buckland, Stephen Terrence; Harrison, Phil; Foss, Sergey; Johnston, Alison.

In: Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, Vol. 21, No. 2, 06.2016, p. 363-381.

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Yuan, Y, Buckland, ST, Harrison, P, Foss, S & Johnston, A 2016, 'Using species proportions to quantify turnover in biodiversity' Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, vol 21, no. 2, pp. 363-381. DOI: 10.1007/s13253-015-0243-0

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Yuan, Y., Buckland, S. T., Harrison, P., Foss, S., & Johnston, A. (2016). Using species proportions to quantify turnover in biodiversity. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, 21(2), 363-381. DOI: 10.1007/s13253-015-0243-0

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Yuan Y, Buckland ST, Harrison P, Foss S, Johnston A. Using species proportions to quantify turnover in biodiversity. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics. 2016 Jun;21(2):363-381. Available from, DOI: 10.1007/s13253-015-0243-0

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Yuan, Yuan ; Buckland, Stephen Terrence ; Harrison, Phil ; Foss, Sergey ; Johnston, Alison. / Using species proportions to quantify turnover in biodiversity. In: Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics. 2016 ; Vol. 21, No. 2. pp. 363-381

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