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Phenology

  • K. R. Shivanna
  • Rajesh Tandon
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Abstract

Phenology refers to the responses of living organisms to seasonal and climatic changes. In flowering plants various reproductive events, termed phenoevents, such as the onset of flowering and fruiting and seed dispersal, follow a seasonal pattern. There is great variation amongst the species in timing of these events, their duration, intensity and frequency.

Keywords

Seed Dispersal Floral Visitor Phenological Event Anther Dehiscence Prevailing Environmental Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. R. Shivanna
    • 1
  • Rajesh Tandon
    • 2
  1. 1.Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)BengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Department of BotanyUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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