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A new version of Picante (1.0) has been submitted to CRAN.
A new version of picante (0.5-1) has been submitted to CRAN
Added several new features and improved speed of community randomizations (randomizeSample now implemented in C). New phylogenetic bipartite linear models functionality added.
picante 0.3 includes some bugfixes, and adds several new functions including phylogenetic bipartite linear models and phylogenetic community-environment regressions!
This version incorporates new community phylogenetic structure metrics (PSR/PSV/PSC methods of Helmus et al.) and phylogenetic species richness accumulation curves.
The picante package aims to provide a comprehensive set of tools for analyzing the phylogenetic and trait diversity of ecological communities in R, along with a set of tools for other comparative analyses and manipulations of phenotypic and phylogenetic data.