To cite the FD package in publications please use:

Laliberté, E., and P. Legendre (2010) A distance-based framework for measuring functional diversity from multiple traits. Ecology 91:299-305.

Laliberté, E. and B. Shipley. (2011). FD: measuring functional diversity from multiple traits, and other tools for functional ecology. R package version 1.0-11.

See http://www.elaliberte.info/publications for a PDF version of the article.

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

  @Article{,
    title = {A distance-based framework for measuring functional
      diversity from multiple traits},
    author = {Etienne Laliberté and Pierre Legendre},
    journal = {Ecology},
    year = {2010},
    volume = {91},
    pages = {299--305},
  }
  @Manual{,
    title = {FD: measuring functional diversity from multiple traits,
      and other tools for functional ecology},
    author = {Etienne Laliberté and Bill Shipley},
    year = {2011},
    note = {R package version 1.0-11},
  }