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Plant dispersal phenotypes: a seed perspective of maternal habitat selection

Rafael Rubio de Casas, Charles G. Willis, and Kathleen Donohue

in Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608898
eISBN:
9780191774560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608898.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses how interactions between maternally determined dispersal traits and environmental conditions influence the ecology and evolution of dispersal in plants. It shows how fitness is ... More


Landscape Effects on Individual Movement and Dispersal: Behavioral Landscape Ecology

Kimberly A. With

in Essentials of Landscape Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838388
eISBN:
9780191874697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838388.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Movement is a fundamental process that enables individuals to find food or mates, locate suitable habitat, and colonize new areas. The effect of environmental heterogeneity on individual movement ... More


Integrating context- and stage-dependent effects in studies of frugivorous seed dispersal: an example from south-east Kenya

Valérie Lehouck, Dries Bonte, Toon Spanhove, and Luc Lens

in Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608898
eISBN:
9780191774560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608898.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter begins with a definition of endozoochory, which refers to plant dispersal where viable seeds are defaecated or regurgitated by animals. Because of the biotic interaction involved, ... More


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