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Fruit fall in the Luquillo experimental forest, Puerto Rico

Author(s): A. E. Lugo and J. L. Frangi

Month: Mar
Year: 1993

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Biotropica
Volume: 25
Issue: 1
Pages: 73-84

Article Topic(s): Conservation assessment, Seed collecting
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Cyrilla racemiflora (Titi),


Measures fruit fall in the Luqillo Experimental Forest in Puerto Rico. Fruit fall in the upper montane, or colorado (Cyrilla racemiflora), forest averaged 263 kg/ha/yr. Fruit fall is measured to estimate the carrying capacity for the endangered Puerto Rican parrot.

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A. E. Lugo and J. L. Frangi. "Fruit fall in the Luquillo experimental forest, Puerto Rico." Biotropica 25.1 (1993): 73-84.

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