Forests without primates: Primate/plant codependency

@article{Chapman1998ForestsWP,
  title={Forests without primates: Primate/plant codependency},
  author={Colin A. Chapman and Daphne A. Onderdonk},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={45}
}
Detailed studies of primates and fruiting trees have illustrated that these groups of organisms are involved in a very complex set of interactions, with primates relying on fruiting trees as important food resources and fruiting trees relying on frugivores for seed dispersal. Human activities that influence either primate seed dispersal or fruit production have the potential of having unanticipated effects on the other interactants. Here we evaluate what is known and what we still need to learn… Expand
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