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Question relates to the signal issues of this data matrix (see title) – all morphological data matrices struggle with incompatible split patterns — well reflected by the overall low bootstrap support in this preferred tree and the large soft polytomies in Fig....

["phylogenetic networks","signal incompatibility","ambiguous branch support","topological uncertainty"]
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Correlation is not automatically causation.

["Correlation or causation relationship between SOM and profits"]
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Soil texture can affect soil organic matter levels.

["soil organic matter levels"]
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Does it matter that there were 10x more pests if those farms yielded much more than farms with less pests?

["Insect pest levels"]
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It was published in 1986. Was noted on 10 best lists and can be downloaded as a small PDF here: http://www.davidpetersstudio.com/GIANTS-book.pdf

["giant animals"]
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In the article "Evaluating outcomes of management targeting the recovery of a migratory songbird of conservation concern" (Streby et al., Jan. 29, 2018), the image in Figure 2c is described as "an area managed with the same management prescription in Bald Eagle...

["habitat management"]
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Hello! It seems very useful to researchers to get a DOI for their code, and a backup of a released version. Thanks to https://guides.github.com/activities/citable-code/ it's quick to connect a repo to Zenodo. Have you considered mentioning this? Cheers :-)

["SCIWG","software citation","FORCE11"]
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There is a discrepancy between the number of ordered characters given in the text and those labelled in Appendix B.

["Ordered characters"]
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In the methods, the authors note that "The time of coleoid divergence from Nautiloidea was fixed at 270 mya (Kroger, Vinther & Fuchs, 2011)", but here, they talk about "calibrating the Octobrachia-Decabrachia divergence at 270 Mya (Kroger, Vinther & Fuchs, 2011)"....

["calibration","divergence times"]
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Regarding the article “Evaluating outcomes of management targeting the recovery of a migratory songbird of conservation concern” (Streby et al., Jan. 29, 2018), there are inherent flaws in the authors’ analysis. The study site in question was not managed for Golden-winged...

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It may seem an odd question for the PeerJ community. Nevertheless, I have to ask it to maybe start an overdue open discussion. The concrete case is a method to reconstruct palaeoclimate based on plant taxon lists, the "Coexistence Approach", a special form...

["palaeoclimate reconstruction","data documentation","open data"]
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Am I correct in assuming that the experts being asked to make the identifications were not given the geographic origin of the images (presumably because this was not known to the study authors either, given that the images came from Google Images)?

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Is the number of 5 recreational divers and 12 managers representative? Should these categories of experts that received a small number of responses be included in the analysis? Thanks

["Sample size"]
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Given that data uploaded to BOLD and NCBI may be part of a bigger study and often data are uploaded as an alignment containing gaps. Would it not be more biologically relevant to simply remove the gaps?

["bioinformatics"]
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The medical Ganoderma associated especially with Asia is perhaps the most well-known member of this genus, as implied in the current paper (Jargalmaa et al., 2017). However, Jargalmaa et al. (2017) have given the wrong name to this species in their attempt to rationalise...

["Ganoderma","lingzhi","medicinal mushroom"]

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