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Seed dispersal: Theory and its application in a changing world
Andrew J. Dennis, Eugene W. Schupp, Ronda J. Green and David A. Westcott
Section A: Frugivores and frugivory (8 chapters)
Introduction ? Andrew J. Dennis
1 Seed allometry and disperser assemblages in tropical rain forests: a comparison of four floras on different continents
Pierre-Michel Forget, Andrew J. Dennis, Patrick A. Jansen, Joanna A. Lambert, Susan J. Mazer and David A. Westcott
2 Evolutionary ecology of secondary compounds in ripe fruit: case studies with capsaicin and emodin
Douglas J. Levey, Joshua J. Tewksbury, Ido Izhaki, Ella Tsahar and David C. Haak
3: The evolution of visual fruit signals, concepts and constraints
H. Martin Schaefer and Veronika Schaefer
4: A review on the role of endozoochory on seed germination
Anna Traveset, Alastair W. Robertson and Javier Rodríguez-P¿rez
5: Living in the land of ghosts: Fruit traits and the importance of large mammals as seed dispersers in the Pantanal, Brazil
Camila I. Donatti, Mauro Galetti, Marco Aur¿lio Pizo , Paulo R. GuimarÆes Jr., and Pedro Jordano
6: The importance of lizards as frugivores and seed dispersers
Alfredo Valido and Jens Olesen
7: Fleshy fruited plants and frugivores in desert ecosystems
Judith L. Bronstein, Ido Izhaki, Ran Nathan, Joshua Tewksbury, Orr Speigel, Alon Lotan and Ofir Altstein
8: Ecological redundancy in seed dispersal systems: a comparison between manakins (Aves: Pipridae) in two tropical forests 
Bette A. Loiselle, Pedro Blendinger, John G. Blake and Thomas B. Ryder
Section B: Seed and seedling shadows (7 Chapters)
Introduction ? David A. Westcott
9: Estimating dispersal kernels produced by a diverse community of vertebrates
Andrew J. Dennis and David A. Westcott
10: Frugivores, seeds and genes: analysing the key elements of a seed shadow
Pedro Jordano
11: Total dispersal kernels and the evaluation of diversity and similarity in complex dispersal systems
Ran Nathan
12: Effective dispersal: A genetic evaluation of seedling recruitment in a vertebrate-dispersed tree
Britta Denise Hardesty
13: Using toucan-generated seed shadows to estimate seed dispersal in Amazonian Ecuador
Kimberly M. Holbrook and Bette A. Loiselle
14: Linking seed and seedling shadows in temperate forests: A test of the differential dispersal hypothesis for oaks (Quercus)
Michael A. Steele, John E. Carlson, Peter D. Smallwood, Amy B. McEuen, Thomas A. Contreras and William B. Terzaghi
15: Estimates of the number of seeds dispersed by a population of primates in a lowland forest in western Amazonia
Pablo R. Stevenson
Section C: Seed fate and establishment (8 chapters)
Introduction ? Eugene W. Schupp
16: Plant-frugivore interactions as spatially explicit networks: integrating frugivore foraging with fruiting plant spatial patterns
Tom s A. Carlo, Juliann E. Aukema, and Juan M. Morales
17: Seed dispersal by frugivores: An empirical approach to analyse their demographic consequences
H¿ctor Godínez-Alvarez and Pedro Jordano
18: How dispersal affects interactions with specialised natural enemies and their contribution to diversity maintenance
Helene C. Muller-Landau and Frederick R. Adler
19: Out of one shadow and into another: causes and consequences of spatially contagious seed dispersal by frugivores
Charles Kwit, Douglas J. Levey, Susan A. Turner, Connie J. Clark, and John R. Poulsen
20: Suitable Sites or Seed Dispersal Are Context Dependent
Eugene W. Schupp
21: Mycorrhizal plants and vertebrate seed and spore dispersal: incorporating mycorrhizas into the seed dispersal paradigm
Tad C. Theimer and Catherine A. Gehring
22: Why dispersal matters: The influence of litter, seed bank density and fungi on Cecropia seed survival
Rachel E. Gallery, James W. Dalling, Brett T. Wolfe and A. Elizabeth Arnold
23: Determinants of tree species distributions: Comparing the roles of dispersal, seed size, and soil specialization in a Bornean rain forest
Sabrina E. Russo, Matthew D. Potts, Stuart J. Davies and Sylvester Tan
Section D: Management implications (6 chapters)
Introduction ? Ronda Green
24: Pollination or seed dispersal: Which should we worry about most?
Richard T. Corlett
25: Do seed dispersers matter? A biogeographical approach
Katrin B¿hning-Gaese
26: Investigating fragility in plant-frugivore networks: a case study for atlantic forest
Wesley R. Silva, Paulo R. GuimarÆes Jr., S¿rgio Furtado dos Reis and Paulo GuimarÆes 
27: Research on dispersers as an aid to conservation management: Australia as a continent-scale example
Ronda Green
28: Seed dispersal in anthropogenic landscapes 
S. Joseph Wright
29: Frugivory by birds in degraded areas of Brazil
Marco Aur¿lio Pizo

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Seeds -- Dispersal -- Congresses.