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    • Conditions favouring hard seededness as a dispersal and predator escape strategy 

      Paulsen, Torbjørn Rage; Högstedt, Göran; Ken, Thompson; Vandvik, Vigdis; Eliassen, Sigrunn (Wiley, 2014-09-16)
      1. The water-impermeable seed coat of ‘hard’ seeds is commonly considered a dormancy trait. Seed smell is, however, strongly correlated with seed water content, and hard seeds are therefore olfactionally cryptic ...
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    • The crypsis hypothesis explained: a reply to Jayasuriya et al. (2015) 

      Paulsen, Torbjørn Rage; Colville, Louise; Daws, Matthew I.; Eliassen, Sigrunn; Högstedt, Göran; Kranner, Ilse; Thompson, Ken; Vandvik, Vigdis (Cambridge University Press, 2015-08-18)
      In imbibing seeds, resumption of metabolism leads to the unavoidable release of volatile by-products that are perceived as cues by rodent seed predators. The crypsis hypothesis proposes that the primary function of a ...
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