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Department
Biology
Course
BIO120H1
Professor
Ingrid L.Stefanovic
Semester
Fall

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L10- BIO 120 S3- animals disperse when their reproductive value is at peak. S4- vanilla seeds: tiny seeds (like dust), coconut- biggest seeds, differ in 7 order magnitude from vanilla seeds. Vanilla seeds are dispersed by wind. Wind dispersal can also disperse larger seeds. S6- a seed is going to have the highest success b its size, the larger the seed, the more maternal material enough resourcesgreatest success in survival. Tiny seeds dont have the same resources, so must land in places good for sporutong. S8- berries, attractive to animals to eat seed dispersal Birds smaller intestines only need to break down simple fuit sugars, and brightly coloured. Apples- best interest to NOT eat seeds. Apple seeds covered by cyanide (bad- tasting so we dont eat it). Birds and bats are great dispersers -> fly and take seeds along the way Elaiosome(what ants eat) on seeds, then the seed is just disposed by
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