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Soliveres, S., Maestre, F.T., 2014. Data from plant–plant interactions, environmental gradients and plant diversity: a global synthesis of community-level studies. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2014.04.001.figshare, http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.963585.

Delgado-Baquerizo M, Maestre FT, Gallardo A, Quero JL, Ochoa V, García-Gómez M, Escolar C, García-Palacios P, Berdugo M, Valencia E, Gozalo B, Noumi Z, Derak M, Wallenstein MD, Convertino M (2013) Data from: Aridity Modulates N Availability in Arid and Semiarid Mediterranean Grasslands. PLoS ONE 8: e59807. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.tk2jk

Delgado-Baquerizo, M., A. Gallardo, M. D. Wallenstein & F. T. Maestre. 2013. Vascular plants mediate the effects of aridity and soil properties on ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85: 273-282. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.m827p

Quero JL, Maestre FT, Ochoa V, García-Gómez M, Delgado-Baquerizo M (2013) On the importance of shrub encroachment by sprouters, climate, species richness and anthropic factors for ecosystem multifunctionality in semi-arid mediterranean ecosystems. Ecosystems, online in advance of print. doi:10.1007/s10021-013-9683-y

Soliveres, S., R. Torices & F. T. Maestre. 2012. Evolutionary relationships can be more important than abiotic conditions in defining plant-plant interactions. Oikos 121: 1638–1648. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.20mf5

Soliveres, S., R. Torices & F. T. Maestre. 2012. Environmental conditions and biotic interactions interact to promote randomness in the phylogenetic structure of semi-arid plant communities: New methods help to avoid misleading conclusions. Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 822-836. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.d24c7

García-Gómez, M. & F.T. Maestre. 2011. Remote sensing data predict indicators of soil functioning in semi-arid steppes, central Spain. Ecological Indicators 11: 1476-1481. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.nd93j

Eldridge, D. J., F. T. Maestre, S. Maltez-Mouro & M. A. Bowker. 2012. A global database of woody encroachment effects on ecosystem structure and functioning. Ecology 93: 2499. http://esapubs.org/archive/ecol/E093/234/

Escolar C, Martínez I, Bowker MA, Maestre FT. 2012. Warming reduces the growth and diversity of biological soil crusts in a semi-arid environment: implications for ecosystem structure and functioning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367: 3087-3099. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.c2pd5.

Maestre FT, Puche MD, Guerrero C, Escudero A. 2011. Shrub encroachment does not reduce the activity of some soil enzymes in Mediterranean semiarid grasslands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43: 1746-1749. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.s022h

Data from Maestre et al. 2012. Science 335: 214-218:

  • Download the data used in the primary analyses of this article here
  • Download an interactive map showing the location of all the 224 study sites here. The free software Google Earth (http://www.google.com/earth/index.html) is needed to view the map.