ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS OF MYRMECOCHORY FOR THE

@inproceedings{Boyd2001ECOLOGICALBO,
  title={ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS OF MYRMECOCHORY FOR THE},
  author={Robert Stephen Boyd},
  year={2001}
}
destroyed by rodents, but seeds from which elaiosomes had been removed were more likely to escape rodent predation; (2) seeds processed by ants did not germinate more readily than seeds removed directly from shrub branches; (3) seedling predation was a major cause of mortality in unburned chaparral on both ant middens and under shrubs, and overall seedling survival did not differ between the two microsites; (4) post-burn seedling survival was significantly greater for seedlings dispersed away… CONTINUE READING