Species diversity and richness program and its usage for analyzing the structure of biological communities


  • A. V. Matsyura

Abstract

The article is devoted to the usage of special application for the communities’ biological diversity estimation. The softwaremain capabilities, indexes and field of application are under consideration.

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2005-10-07
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