Birds and guelder rose Viburnum opulus: selective consumption and dispersal via regurgitation of small-sized fruits and seeds

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The evolution of fleshy fruit size, in particular in bird-dispersed plants, is believed to be influenced by the size of seed-dispersing vertebrates through gape limitation. Also, it has been demonstrated that seed size correlates positively with fruit size, especially in single- or few-seeded fruits. However, there is little evidence of current selection… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11258-008-9514-y

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@article{Hernndez2008BirdsAG, title={Birds and guelder rose Viburnum opulus: selective consumption and dispersal via regurgitation of small-sized fruits and seeds}, author={{\'A}ngel Hern{\'a}ndez}, journal={Plant Ecology}, year={2008}, volume={203}, pages={111-122} }