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Dispersal syndromes can not reliably explain long-distance seed dispersal by animals

A study demonstrates how poorly dispersal syndromes perform at explaining seed dispersal by animals (zoochory)
Only 4% of the many European plant species dispersed by ungulate endoozocoria...

Shorebirds disperse a wide variety of plants along the Atlantic flyway

Almost no empirical work has been done before on the plants dispersed by migratory shorebirds (Charadriiformes). By sampling faeces and regurgitated pellets in Doñana (Spain), England, Ireland and...