Seeds: The Ecology of Regeneration in Plant Communities

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Michael Fenner
CABI Pub., 2000 - Nature - 410 pages
Reproductive allocation in plants; The evolutionary ecology of seed size; Maternal effects on seeds during development; The ecology of seed dispersal; Animals as seed dispersers; Fruits and frugivory; Seed predators and plant populations dynamics; Dormancy, viability and longevity; The functional ecology of soil seed banks; Seed responses to light; The role of temperature in the regulation of seed dormancy and germination; Effect of chemical environment on seed germination; Role of fire in regeneration from seed; Ecology of seedling regeneration; The contribution of seedling regeneration to the structure and dynamics of plant communities, ecosystems and larger units of landscape; Gaps and seedling colonization.

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Michael Fenner, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton.

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