Do fatty reserves extend dispersal distance of wind-dispersed seeds of Dioscorea japonica?

Tateno, Masaki
October 1995
American Midland Naturalist;Oct95, Vol. 134 Issue 2, p400
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a study which attempted to estimate the effect of fatty reserves in wind-dispersed seeds of Dioscorea japonica on the horizontal dispersal distance of diaspores. Description of the Dioscorea japonica seeds; Determination of the fat content of seeds; Terminal velocity of carbohydrate-laden diaspores.


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