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Is Maungatautari restoring bird pollination and seed dispersal services?
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2012)
The decline in range and density of many native New Zealand birds from mammalian predation has raised concerns over the functioning of ecosystem processes such as pollination and seed dispersal. At Maungatautari, almost ...
The role of the tantalus monkey (Chlorocebus tantalus tantalus) in forest restoration via seed dispersal in a West African montane forest.
(University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2012)
Many of the world's tropical forests are under threat, with anthropogenic deforestation and degradation occurring at an alarming rate. Seed dispersal in an important process in forest restoration and regeneration, however ...
Consequences of reduced bird densities for seed dispersal
(University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2013)
The decline in range and density of frugivorous birds worldwide could have consequences for the functioning of ecosystem processes such as seed dispersal. I endeavoured to determine the effects of bird declines on seed ...