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Seed dispersal methods in Hawaiian Metrosideros
|Title:||Seed dispersal methods in Hawaiian Metrosideros|
|LC Subject Headings:||Metrosideros -- Hawaii.|
Seeds -- Dispersal.
|Issue Date:||Aug 1972|
|Publisher:||Island Ecosystems IRP, U.S. International Biological Program|
|Citation:||Corn C. 1972. Seed dispersal methods in Hawaiian Metrosideros. Honolulu (HI): Island Ecosystems IRP, U.S. International Biological Program. International Biological Program Technical Report, 6.|
|Series/Report no.:||International Biological Program Technical Report|
|Abstract:||Hawaiian Metrosideros seeds need 3 to 12 miles per hour wind velocity to become airborne, and can survive -30 deg C temperatures for at least 6 hours. They also survive sea water soaking for 30 days followed by an additional 7 day desiccation period. These conditions substantiate a belief that Metrosideros species arrived in the islands by wind dispersal, and can also travel shorter distances by water currents.|
|Description:||Reports were scanned in black and white at a resolution of 600 dots per inch and were converted to text using Adobe Paper Capture Plug-in.|
|Appears in Collections:||International Biological Program Technical Reports (1970-1975)|
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