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We used manipulative field exclusion experiments to investigate the effects of dung beetles on the spatial aggregation of emerging seedlings of two tropical tree species. The results provide the first direct demonstration that tropical dung beetles reduce seedling clustering, with important implications for plant densities and demography. © 2012 by The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.

Original publication

DOI

10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00871.x

Type

Journal article

Journal

Biotropica

Publication Date

01/05/2012

Volume

44

Pages

271 - 275