Fruit color preference by birds and applications to ecological restoration.

Abstract

Ecological restoration aims to retrieve not only the structure but also the functionality of ecosystems. Frugivorous birds may play an important role in this process due to their efficiency in seed dispersal. Color perception in these animals is highly developed, and then the colors of fleshy fruits may provide important clues for choosing plant species for… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/1519-6984.05115

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