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Flowering Phenology and Pollination Systems Diversity in the Seasonal Dry Forest

Gordon W. Frankie, William A. Haber, S. Bradleigh Vinson, Kamaljit S. Bawa, Peter S. Ronchi and Nelson Zamora

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica

Published by University of California Press

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780520223097
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520937772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0002
Flowering Phenology and Pollination Systems Diversity in the Seasonal Dry Forest

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This chapter focuses on plant reproduction in the seasonal dry forest of Costa Rica. It discusses flowering phenology and pollination systems in the dry forest and compares the diversity with that of other tropical forests. It also discusses future studies and applications to conserve pollinator populations.

Keywords: plant reproduction; seasonal dry forest; Costa Rica; flowering phenology; pollination systems; tropical forests

Chapter.  7164 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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