The role of fruit colour in avian fruit selection: an objective approach

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Schmidt, Veronika;
(2002)
  • Subject: Animals (zoology)
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | genetic structures

To explain the prevalence of red and black fruits in fruit colour patterns, the following hypotheses were addressed, using reflectance spectra of fruits as colour assessment: 1. Birds prefer red and black fruits, or these hues are cues for food recognition in migrants o... View more
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