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Pollination and fruit-set of Grevillea robusta in western Kenya

Kalinganire, A; Harwood, C; Slee, Mike; Simons, A


The floral visitors of silky oak, Grevillea robusta A. Cunn. ex R.Br., their foraging behaviour and their effects on fruit-set were studied at Malava, western Kenya. Grevillea robusta is a popular tree for farm plantings in the eastern and central African highlands. Yield of seed has been disappointingly low in some areas and a lack of appropriate pollinators has been suggested as a possible cause. Investigations involved the monitoring of visitors on active inflorescences, assessment of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Austral Ecology


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