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DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2024.02.004
Title (Primary) Priority effects transcend scales and disciplines in biology
Author Stroud, J.T.; Delory, B.M.; Barnes, E.M.; Chase, J.M.; De Meester, L.; Dieskau, J.; Grainger, T.N.; Halliday, F.W.; Kardol, P.; Knight, T.M.; Ladouceur, E.; Little, C.J.; Roscher, C.; Sarneel, J.M.; Temperton, V.M.; van Steijn, T.L.H.; Werner, C.M.; Wood, C.W.; Fukami, T.
Source Titel Trends in Ecology & Evolution
Year 2024
Department iDiv; PHYDIV; SIE
Language englisch
Topic T5 Future Landscapes
Keywords priority effects; community assembly; historical contingency; alternative stable states; biotic interactions; stochasticity
Abstract Although primarily studied through the lens of community ecology, phenomena consistent with priority effects appear to be widespread across many different scenarios spanning a broad range of spatial, temporal, and biological scales. However, communication between these research fields is inconsistent and has resulted in a fragmented co-citation landscape, likely due to the diversity of terms used to refer to priority effects across these fields. We review these related terms, and the biological contexts in which they are used, to facilitate greater cross-disciplinary cohesion in research on priority effects. In breaking down these semantic barriers, we aim to provide a framework to better understand the conditions and mechanisms of priority effects, and their consequences across spatial and temporal scales.
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Stroud, J.T., Delory, B.M., Barnes, E.M., Chase, J.M., De Meester, L., Dieskau, J., Grainger, T.N., Halliday, F.W., Kardol, P., Knight, T.M., Ladouceur, E., Little, C.J., Roscher, C., Sarneel, J.M., Temperton, V.M., van Steijn, T.L.H., Werner, C.M., Wood, C.W., Fukami, T. (2024):
Priority effects transcend scales and disciplines in biology
Trends Ecol. Evol. 10.1016/j.tree.2024.02.004