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, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 169–179 | Cite as

The Tree Travelogues

Seed Dispersal by Frugivores
  • Asmita SenguptaEmail author
General Article

Abstract

Seed dispersal is crucial for forest regeneration. Different tree species have different seed dispersal mechanisms. In this article, we explore how fruit-eating animals or frugivores, assist trees in seed dispersal.

Keywords

Seed dispersal effectiveness zoochory frugivory 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the EnvironmentRoyal EnclaveSriramapura Jakkur BangaloreIndia

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