Browsing Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences by Subject "seed predation"
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(Wiley, 2014-09-16)1. The water-impermeable seed coat of ‘hard’ seeds is commonly considered a dormancy trait. Seed smell is, however, strongly correlated with seed water content, and hard seeds are therefore olfactionally cryptic ...Journal article
(Cambridge University Press, 2015-08-18)In imbibing seeds, resumption of metabolism leads to the unavoidable release of volatile by-products that are perceived as cues by rodent seed predators. The crypsis hypothesis proposes that the primary function of a ...Journal article