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avatarAsked on November 22, 2019 by Rutvee Mondal

Beta diversity is diversity

A

In a community

B

Between communities

C

In mountain gradient

D

On a plain

Answer

Beta diversity is the diversity present between the communities. It is also the rate of replacement of species along a gradient of habitats/communities. Whereas, the local species pool is known as alpha diversity and the diversity present in the ranges of communities is known as Gamma diversity.
In general, Gamma diversity=Alpha diversity x Beta diversity.
So, the correct answer is 'Between communities'.

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