A Movement Ecology Approach to Study Seed Dispersal and Plant Invasion: An Overview and Application of Seed Dispersal by Fruit Bats

Asaf Tsoar*, David Shohami, Ran Nathan

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

37 Scopus citations
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationFifty Years of Invasion Ecology
Subtitle of host publicationThe Legacy of Charles Elton
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781444335859
StatePublished - 30 Nov 2010


  • Advances in modelling and statistical analysis
  • Advances in understanding dispersal
  • Allometric relationships-generic model for animal seed dispersal
  • Biological invasions, entry, establishment and spread of non-native species
  • Dispersal, or unidirectional movement of organism-away from its home or place of birth
  • Elton, identifying humans' overriding role-dispersal vector responsible
  • Fruit bats as long-distance seed dispersers-of native and alien species
  • Movement ecology approach-seed dispersal and plant invasion
  • Nuts and bolts of invasion ecology
  • Tracking seed movement, away from source plant-challenging

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