Spatiotemporal strategies that facilitate recruitment in a habitat specialist tree species

@article{Krishna2016SpatiotemporalST,
  title={Spatiotemporal strategies that facilitate recruitment in a habitat specialist tree species},
  author={Shivani Krishna and H. Somanathan},
  journal={AoB Plants},
  year={2016},
  volume={8}
}
Species restricted to specialized, rare habitats such as Myristica fatua cannot afford to send propagules too far and risk arriving in inhospitable habitats. We followed the fate of seeds from fruiting till seedling establishment to examine ecological strategies such species employ to escape from seed predators and find the right germination sites. We found that M. fatua bears few large-sized seeds and fruits for extended periods of time such that few seeds are produced at any point of time… Expand
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