• Corpus ID: 87056811

Simulation of Cuora galbinifrons nest predation

@article{Mi2014SimulationOC,
  title={Simulation of Cuora galbinifrons nest predation},
  author={Li Mi},
  journal={Chinese Journal of Ecology},
  year={2014}
}
  • L. Mi
  • Published 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Chinese Journal of Ecology
Nest predation in ovipara is a primary cause of reproductive failure. To investigate the type of nest predators,predation rates and the effect on breeding success of Indo-Chinese box turtle( Cuora galbinifrons) in different habitats,we buried eggs of red-eared turtle( Trachemys scripta elegans) to simulate Indo-Chinese box turtle nests at Diaoluoshan village,Diaoluo Nature Reserve in Hainan Island from March to May 2013. One hundred and twenty artificial nests( two eggs per nest) were evenly… 
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