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Frugivores and seed dispersal

Author: Alejandro Estrada; Theodore H Fleming
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : W. Junk ; Hingham, MA : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1986.
Series: Tasks for vegetation science, 15.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Estrada; Theodore H Fleming
ISBN: 9061935431 9789061935438 906193897X 9789061938972
OCLC Number: 12837670
Description: xiii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Vertebrate-dispersed plants : why they don't behave the way they should / Carlos M. Herrera --
A seven-year study of individual variation in fruit production in tropical bird-dispersed tree species in the family Lauraceae / Nathaniel T. Wheelwright --
Spatial components of fruit display in understory trees and shrubs / Julie S. Denslow, Timothy C. Moermond and Douglas J. Levey --
Seed deposition patterns : influences of season, nutrients, and vegetation structure / Edmund W. Stiles and Douglas W. White --
Foliar 'flags' for avian frugivores : signal or serendipity? / Mary F. Willson and William G. Hoppes --
Dispersal of seeds by animals : effect on light-controlled dormancy in Cecropia obtusifolia / Carlos Vázquez-Yanes and Alma Orozco-Segovia --
Selection on plant fruiting traits by brown capuchin monkeys : a multivariate approach / Charles H. Janson, Edmund W. Stiles and Douglas W. White --
Frugivory in howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata) at Los Tuxtlas, Mexico : dispersal and fate of seeds / Alejandro Estrada and Rosamond Coates-Estrada --
Opportunism versus specialization : the evolution of feeding strategies in frugivorous bats / Theodore H. Fleming --
Inter-relations between frugivorous vertebrates and pioneer plants : Cecropia, birds and bats in French Guyana / Pierre Charles-Dominique --
The influence of morphology on fruit choice in neotropical birds / Timothy C. Moermond, Julie S. Denslow, Douglas J. Levey and Eduardo Santana C. --
Methods of seed processing by birds and seed deposition patterns / Douglas J. Levey --
Some aspects of avian frugivory in a north temperate area relevant to tropical forest / David W. Snow and Barbara K. Snow --
Seed dispersal and environmental heterogeneity in a neotropical herb : a model of population and patch dynamics / Carol C. Horvitz and Douglas W. Schemske --
Consequences of seed dispersal for gap-dependent plants : relationships between seed shadows, germination requirements, and forest dynamic processes / K. Greg Murray --
Seed dispersal mutualism and the population density of Asarum canadense, an ant-dispersed plant / E. Raymond Heithaus --
The influence of seed dispersal mechanisms on the genetic structure of plant populations / J.L. Hamrick and M.D. Loveless --
Seed dispersal by birds and squirrels in the deciduous forests of the United States / Martin A. Stapanian --
Seed shadows, seed predation and the advantages of dispersal / Rodolfo Dirzo and César A. Domínguez --
Mice, big mammals, and seeds : it matters who defecates what where / Daniel H. Janzen --
Seed predation and dispersal in a dominant desert plant : Opuntia, ants, birds, and mammals / Mario Gonzalez-Espinosa and Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio --
Agoutis (Dasyprocta punctata), the inheritors of guapinol (Hymenaea courbaril: Leguminosae) / W. Hallwachs --
Relationships between dispersal syndrome and characteristics of populations of trees in a subtropical forest / William J. Platt and Sharon M. Hermann --
Seed dispersal, gap colonization, and the case of Cecropia insignis / Nicholas V.L. Brokaw --
Seed dispersal, gap dynamics and tree recruitment : the case of Cecropia obtusifolia at Los Tuxtlas, Mexico / Miguel Martinez-Ramos and Elena Alvarez-Bullya --
Constraints on the timing of seed germination in a tropical forest / Nancy C. Garwood --
Dispersal and the sequential plant communities in Amazonian Peru floodplain / Robin B. Foster, Javier Arce B. and Tatzyana S. Wachter --
Community aspects of frugivory in tropical forests / John Terborgh.
Series Title: Tasks for vegetation science, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Alejandro Estrada and Theodore H. Fleming.

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