Tropical Fruits and Frugivores: The Search for Strong Interactors

Tropical Fruits and Frugivores: The Search for Strong Interactors

by J. Lawrence Dew
     
 

In this book we undertake one of the first global-scale comparisons of the relationships between tropical plants and frugivorous animal communities, comparing sites within and across continents. In total, 12 primary contributors, including noted plant and animal ecologists, present newly-analyzed long-term datasets on the floristics and phenological rhythms of

Overview

In this book we undertake one of the first global-scale comparisons of the relationships between tropical plants and frugivorous animal communities, comparing sites within and across continents. In total, 12 primary contributors, including noted plant and animal ecologists, present newly-analyzed long-term datasets on the floristics and phenological rhythms of their study sites, identifying important seed dispersers and key plant taxa that sustain animal communities in Africa, Madagascar, Australasia, and the Neotropics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789048169764
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.02(d)

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