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- Marquis, Robert J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Ecology 2013 v.94 no.11 pp. 2444-2453
- Piper; herbivores; leaves; mature plants; progeny; seed dispersal; seeds; species diversity; survival rate; understory
- ... Directed dispersal occurs when seeds are differentially deposited to sites where offspring survivorship is higher than at randomly chosen sites. Traditionally, characteristics of the dispersal target sites that could increase survivorship of the dispersed plants are thought to be intrinsic to the sites. If directed dispersal is constant over extended periods of time, however, it is likely that non ...