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International Journal of Ecology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 704084, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/704084
Research Article

Trees and the City: Diversity and Composition along a Neotropical Gradient of Urbanization

1Laboratorio de Ecología de Restauración, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Campus Morelia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia, Antigua Carretera a Pátzcuaro 8701, 58190 Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
2Laboratorio Genética de la Conservación, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia, Antigua Carretera a Pátzcuaro 8701, 58190 Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
3Red de Ambiente y Sustentabilidad, Instituto de Ecología, A.C. Antigua carretera a Coatepec 351, El Haya, 91070 Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

Received 30 December 2010; Revised 24 May 2011; Accepted 29 June 2011

Academic Editor: L. Smith

Copyright © 2011 Rubén Ortega-Álvarez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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