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    Author(s): J.M. Wunderle Jr.
    Date: 1997
    Source: Forest Ecology and Management. :99(1-2):223-235
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    this paper reviews the characteristicas of animal seed dispersal. relevant to tropical forest restoration efforts and discusses their managment implication. In many tropical regions seed dispersal by animals is the predominant form of dissemination of propagules and has a potential to facilitate recolonization of native vegetation on degraded sites.

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    Wunderle Jr., J.M. 1997. The role of animal seed dispersal in accelerating native forest regeneration on degraded tropical lands. Forest Ecology and Management. :99(1-2):223-235

    Keywords

    Animal seed dispersal, forest restoration, plantation, seed dispersal, wildlife

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