MISTLETOE-A KEYSTONE RESOURCE IN FORESTS AND WOODLANDS WORLDWIDE

@article{Watson2001MISTLETOEAKR,
  title={MISTLETOE-A KEYSTONE RESOURCE IN FORESTS AND WOODLANDS WORLDWIDE},
  author={D. Watson},
  journal={Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics},
  year={2001},
  volume={32},
  pages={219-249}
}
  • D. Watson
  • Published 2001
  • Biology
  • Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics
▪ Abstract Mistletoes are a diverse group of parasitic plants with a worldwide distribution. The hemiparasitic growth form is critical to understanding their biology, buffering variation in resource availability that constrains the distribution and growth of most plants. This is manifested in many aspects of mistletoe life history, including extended phenologies, abundant and high-quality fruits and nectar, and few chemical or structural defenses. Most mistletoe species rely on animals for both… Expand
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