[Mastwatch] Mastwatch database
chuck.cannon at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 14:26:25 PDT 2011
Hello Peter et al.
I don't know if everyone wants to be a part of this discussion but it
does seem like a topic with pursuing. The phenology data will be
somewhat soft but putting it in a phylogenetic framework would be
useful. Testing an evolutionary hypothesis about the transition towards
a mast fruiting behavior in the dipts (if that is the direction) would
be insightful and possibly the kind of thing that this data could be
I would also warn that I think the behavior is probably pretty flexible
and that reproductive behavior in these trees is probably quite
complicated and variable through time and location.
All the best,
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