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Selective predation on the seeds of woody plants

Author(s): S. J. Meiners and E. W. Stiles

Month: Jan-Mar
Year: 1997

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Volume: 124
Issue: 1
Pages: 67-70

Article Topic(s): Seed collecting,Seed increase,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Forest,Old field

Species Referenced: Viburnum dentatum (Southern arrowwood),

Abstract

Determines the effects of seed predation on nine woody plant species in a forest and an old field. Of the nine species, Viburnum dentatum was one of three noted to be preferred by predators. The intensity of predation was more variable in the old field than the forest.

Suggested Citation

S. J. Meiners and E. W. Stiles. "Selective predation on the seeds of woody plants." Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 124.1 (1997): 67-70.

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