Biodiversity Science ›› 2000, Vol. 08 ›› Issue (4): 405-412.doi: 10.17520/biods.2000057

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Relationship between animals and plant regeneration by seed Ⅰ. Object, methods and significance

LI Hong-Jun, ZHANG Zhi-Bin   

  1. Institute of Zoology , Chinese Academy of Sciences , Beijing  100080
  • Received:2000-06-27 Revised:2000-10-16 Online:2000-11-20
  • ZHANG Zhi-Bin

Most plants regenerate by seed bank. Animal activities affect seed fate from their departure from the parent plants to the establishment of seedlings. Animals play dual roles in plant regeneration , including consuming seeds and dispersing seeds to suitable sites for seedling recruitment . These two roles are trade-off . Studying the relationship between plant regeneration and animals will help to understand population dynamics , coevolution between animals and plants , community succession , the role of animals in ecosystem function and biodiversity. In recent studies , oaks and pines have been extensively studied species. It is well known that rodents and birds are the chief predators and dispersers for large seeds.

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