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- Hossaert-Mckey, Martine, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Forest ecology and management 2012 v.265 pp. 82-93
- Ficus; canopy; crops; figs; forest ecosystems; forest resources; forest restoration; forest trees; keystone species; national parks; phenology; planning; planting; pollination; pollinators; wet season; Thailand
- ... Ficus spp. are keystone tree species in tropical forest ecosystems and therefore, it is vital to include them in tree planting for forest restoration programs. However, lack of knowledge about critical aspects of their reproductive ecology currently limits their use, particularly optimal seed collection times and potential interruption of their highly specialized pollination mechanisms. Therefore, ...