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- Zahawi, Rakan A., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Biological conservation 2013 v.167 pp. 9-16
- solar radiation; seeds; monitoring; pastures; seedlings; tropical forests; forest regeneration; habitat fragmentation; Phyllostomidae; temperature; habitats; seed dispersal; Erythrina poeppigiana; Costa Rica
- ... Artificial roosts have been proposed as a tool for augmenting bat populations and catalyzing tropical forest regeneration. In the best case scenario, roosts would attract seed-carrying bats (Family Phyllostomidae) into degraded pastures and form nucleating patches of native vegetation. We tested this scenario by monitoring 48 artificial roosts in pastures and adjacent forest fragments in southern ...