Temporal and spatial patterns of seed dispersal of Musa acuminata by Cynopterus sphinx

@inproceedings{Tang2007TemporalAS,
  title={Temporal and spatial patterns of seed dispersal of Musa acuminata by Cynopterus sphinx},
  author={Zhanhui Tang and Lianxi Sheng and Xun-Feng Ma and Min Cao and Stuart Parsons and Jie Ma and Shuyi Zhang},
  year={2007}
}
ABSTRACT The foraging behavior of greater short-nosed fruit bats (Cynopterus sphinx) on wild banana (Musa acuminata) and subsequent dispersal of seeds were studied in the Tropical Rainforest Conservation Area, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Yunnan province, by direct observation of marked fruits, mist netting, and seed collection. The mean number (± SE) of individual C. sphinx captured by mist net were 2.2 ± 0.33/day and 1.4 ± 0.32/day in the rainy season (September to October) and… 

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