Nature watch

  title={Nature watch},
  author={Vidya R. Athreya},
  • V. Athreya
  • Published 1 July 1997
  • Mathematics
  • Resonance
2 Citations

Fig‐eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review

The consumption of figs by vertebrates is reviewed using data from the literature, unpublished accounts and new field data from Borneo and Hong Kong, supporting previous claims that Ficus is the most important plant genus for tropical frugivores.

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How to be a Fig

The Wiebes’ chapter in this volume is the most recent review of the details of the interaction of fig wasps with figs, and stresses interactions among many parts of the system.