mFD: Compute and Illustrate the Multiple Facets of Functional Diversity

Computing functional traits-based distances between pairs of species for species gathered in assemblages allowing to build several functional spaces. The package allows to compute functional diversity indices assessing the distribution of species (and of their dominance) in a given functional space for each assemblage and the overlap between assemblages in a given functional space, see: Chao et al. (2018) <doi:10.1002/ecm.1343>, Maire et al. (2015) <doi:10.1111/geb.12299>, Mouillot et al. (2013) <doi:10.1016/j.tree.2012.10.004>, Mouillot et al. (2014) <doi:10.1073/pnas.1317625111>, Ricotta and Szeidl (2009) <doi:10.1016/j.tpb.2009.10.001>. Graphical outputs are included. Visit the 'mFD' website for more information, documentation and examples.

Version: 1.0.7
Depends: R (≥ 3.5)
Imports: ade4, ape, betapart (≥ 1.5.4), cluster, dendextend, FactoMineR, gawdis, geometry, ggplot2, ggrepel, grid, Hmisc, patchwork, reshape2, rstatix, stats, utils, vegan
Suggests: dplyr (≥ 1.0.6), knitr, magrittr, rmarkdown (≥ 2.6), stringr, tibble, tidyr
Published: 2024-02-26
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.mFD
Author: Camille Magneville ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph], Nicolas Loiseau ORCID iD [aut], Camille Albouy ORCID iD [aut], Nicolas Casajus ORCID iD [aut], Thomas Claverie ORCID iD [aut], Arthur Escalas ORCID iD [aut], Fabien Leprieur ORCID iD [aut], Eva Maire ORCID iD [aut], David Mouillot ORCID iD [aut], Sebastien Villeger ORCID iD [aut]
Maintainer: Camille Magneville <camille.magneville at>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: mFD citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: mFD results


Reference manual: mFD.pdf
Vignettes: Compute and Interpret Quality of Functional Spaces
Compute Functional Diversity Hill Indices
Continuous Traits Framework
Customised plots
How to Deal With Functional Entities
mFD: General Workflow


Package source: mFD_1.0.7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): mFD_1.0.7.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): mFD_1.0.7.tgz, r-release (x86_64): mFD_1.0.7.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): mFD_1.0.7.tgz
Old sources: mFD archive


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