Does the passage of seeds through frugivore gut affect their storage: A case study on the endangered plant Euryodendron excelsum

Abstract

Plant-frugivore mutualism serves an important function in multiple ecological processes. Although previous studies have highlighted the effect of frugivore gut passage on fresh seed germinability, no study has investigated the effect on seed storage after frugivore gut passage. We used the endangered plant, Euryodendron excelsum, to determine the combined… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep11615

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