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Airborne Gut Action Primes Wild Chili Pepper Seeds


June 21, 2013

an ant carries off a wild chili pepper seed Seeds gobbled by birds and dispersed across the landscape tend to fare better than those that fall near parent plants. Now it turns out it might not just be the trip through the air that's important, but also the inches-long trip through the bird. Full Story

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