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Regeneration of Oak Forests

A recent article in Science Daily reports on research conducted in Spain that voles foster the regeneration of oak forests by storing acorns and eating larvae within them that would prevent germination.


Ramón Perea, R., López, D., San Miguel, A., Gil. L. (2012)
Incorporating insect infestation into rodent seed dispersal: better if the larva is still inside
Oecologia, 2012; 170 (3): 723 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-012-2350-8



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