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Fruit fall in the Luquillo experimental forest, Puerto Rico
Author(s): A. E. Lugo and J. L. Frangi
Publication Type: Article
Article Topic(s): Conservation assessment, Seed collecting
Research Setting(s): Forest
Species Referenced: Cyrilla racemiflora (Titi),
AbstractMeasures 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.
Suggested CitationA. E. Lugo and J. L. Frangi. "Fruit fall in the Luquillo experimental forest, Puerto Rico." Biotropica 25.1 (1993): 73-84.
Article LinksISSN: 0006-3606