Which scientist proposed alphaα types species diversity?
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avatarAsked on November 22, 2019 by Arshdeep Shinghania

Which scientist proposed alphaα types species diversity?

A .

Bentham and Huxley

B .

Linnaeus

C .

Whittaker

D .

Eichler

Answer

The local species pool is known as alpha diversity. It is also the diversity present within the community. The term was introduced by R. H. Whittaker. Example of such diversity includes high tree diversity throughout the Amazon Rainforests of Ecuador. Generally, gamma diversity = alpha diversity x beta diversity.
So, the correct answer is 'Whittaker'.

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