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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
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Seeds -- Dispersal -- Congresses.