Indian monsoons shape dispersal phenology of plants

Aravind, NA and Ganeshaiah, KN and Uma Shaanker, R (2013) Indian monsoons shape dispersal phenology of plants. Biology Letters, 9 (4). pp. 1-5.

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Abstract

The Indian monsoons are a major seasonal climatic event over the Indian subcontinent, heralding the arrival of the wet season. Many features of life, biological and cultural, are intimately synchronized to this seasonality. In this paper, we show that the Indian monsoons might have played an important role in shaping the fruiting time and hence dispersal phenology of plant species in the subcontinent.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to The Royal Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: India, monsoons, fruit dispersal, phenology, circular statistics, climate change
Subjects: C Publications by ATREEians > G Journal Papers
Divisions: Publications by ATREEians > Journal Papers
Depositing User: Eprints Admin
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2016 08:49
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2016 08:49
URI: http://eprints.atree.org/id/eprint/456

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