D³ database



Dr. Oliver Tackenberg                                         email:    admin (at) seed-dispersal.info

Pfingstweidstr. 29

61381 Friedrichsdorf




D³ should be cited as follows:


Hintze, C., Heydel, F., Hoppe, C., Cunze, S., König, A. & Tackenberg, O. (2013). D³: The Dispersal and Diaspore Database - Baseline data and statistics on seed dispersal. Perspect. Plant Ecol. Evol. Syst. 15, 180-192. (www.seed-dispersal.info accessed on dd.mm.yy).


Publication can be found at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2013.02.001 and in the Download area.



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Website Realization


Ralf Thierfelder                          www.green-bits.de




We would like to thank all persons who helped with data collection, preparation, measurements and design of the website, especially (in alphabetical order): Cornelia Anken, Klaus Grommet, Michaela Grote, Henrik de Haan, Fatima El'Hannouti, Rana Kaviani, Elena Krall, Barbara Kramer, Karl-Heinz Lenker, Sara Martin, Christian Mattheyer, Svenja Meierfrankenfeld, Jasmine Salmen, Michael Schwinn, Ralf Thierfelder, Michael Uebeler, Franziska Walther.


It is not possible to mention all colleagues and institutions that helped us collecting the diaspores or stimulated the development of the database during the last years. Most important, we wish to thank Peter Poschlod, Susanne Bonn and Michael Kleyer for discussion and earlier work on databases. Furthermore, we would like to cordially thank all of them!


This work has been funded by the programme LOEWE - 'Landes-Offensive zur Entwicklung Wissenschaftlich-ökonomischer Exzellenz' of Hesse's Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, and by the German Research Foundation (DFG: TA 311/2-3).