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    How many beans make … 600?

    The Book of Seeds: A life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world, Edited by Paul Smith 2018. University of Chicago Press. The book of seeds: A life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world [hereafter referred to as Seeds] edited by Paul Smith is a visual celebration of the enormous […] More

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    Effect of seed removal by ants on the host-epiphyte associations in a tropical dry forest of central Mexico

    Vascular epiphytes account for around 9 % of vascular plants worldwide. The presence of epiphytic flora increases the species richness and structural complexity of forests, as well as providing resources for fauna and offering new sources and routes for nutrient and water cycling in the forest. In a recent study published in AoBP, Vergara-Torres et […] More