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Evolutionarily, these tropical fruit trees would want to maximize the amount of offspring that are produced and that survive to reproduce. This would increase their fitness and ensure that their genes are passed on to the next generation. Tropical fruit trees would "want" (they're not actively strategizing) to produce their fruit at a time when other ...


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Trees fruit before the monsoon season to maximize seed germination and seedling recruitment. previous studies have shown that in many species, fruiting occurs just before the wet season such that seeds germinate and establish during the wet season when conditions are most favourable. Smythe N. 1970 Relationships between fruiting seasons and seed dispersal ...



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