Plant functional diversity improves short-term yields in a low-input intercropping system

• We tested the diversity–productivity relationship theory in an agricultural setting. • Regardless of changes in species dominance, overyielding occurred in both years. • Functionally diverse intercropping can lead to increases in overall yields.

Bibliographic Details
Published in:Agriculture, ecosystems & environment : an international journal for scientific research on the relationship of agriculture and food production to the biosphere, Vol. 203 (2015), p. 1-10
Main Author: Franco, Jose G. (Author)
Other Involved Persons: King, Stephen R. ; Masabni, Joseph G. ; Volder, Astrid
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1873-2305
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2015.01.018
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