Facilitative interactions between an exotic mammal and native and exotic plants: hog deer (Axis porcinus) as seed dispersers in south-eastern Australia
Naomi E Davis, David M Forsyth, Graeme Coulson
Biological Invasions | SPRINGER | Published : 2010
This research was funded by Parks Victoria (Research Partners Program) and the Holsworth Wildlife Endowment. We thank the following Parks Victoria staff for their invaluable assistance: Matt Hoskins, Elaine Thomas, Mick Keenan, Dan Jones and Jim Whelan. We thank Steve Elefteriadis and the Institute of Land and Food Resources, The University of Melbourne, for the use of greenhouse facilities. Ron Mayze (Para Park Co-Operative Game Reserve) and the late Geoff Moore (Australian Deer Research Foundation) generously shared their hog deer expertise. We thank Rob Allen, Andrew Gormley, Lindy Lumsden, Daniel Simberloff and two anonymous reviewers for comments on previous versions of this manuscript.