Computational protocol: Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology

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[…] To investigate whether our results were affected by the spatial scale of our study, we repeated our analyses using 26 plots within 55 km of each other near Manaus. Similarly, to verify whether our results were affected by our use of genus-level data, we conducted the same analyses at the species level for the genus Inga and the Protieae (Burseraceae). Likewise, to investigate whether the number of lineages included in the analyses affected the extent of PS, we repeated the calculations of PS with just the genera with a complete set of trait values (214).Statistical analyses were performed in the R v. 3.1.1 program [], using ape [], phytools [] and data.table [] packages. […]

Pipeline specifications

Software tools APE, Phytools
Application Phylogenetics