Evidence for secondary seed dispersal by rodents in Panama

@article{Forget2004EvidenceFS,
  title={Evidence for secondary seed dispersal by rodents in Panama},
  author={Pierre Michel Forget and Tarek Milleron},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={87},
  pages={596-599}
}
SummaryThe data presented show thatVirola nobilis (Myristicaceae), a bird/mammal-dispersed tree species in Panama, may also be dispersed by a terrestrial rodent, the agouti (Dasyprocta punctata). Using a thread-marking method, we observed that agoutis scatterhoardedV. nobilis seeds that they found both singly or in clumps. Seed removal and seed burial rates were strongly affected by features of forest habitats, such asV. nobilis tree richness (rich vs poor) and/or forest age (old vs young), but… Expand
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