Is Seed Dispersal Better in Tall or Short Plants?

Tall plants have an advantage over shorter plants when it comes to seed dispersal. Taller plants have a larger dispersal radius, because their seeds have more exposure to wind, which acts as a spreading agent.

Keywords: tall plant dispersal, short plant dispersal, seed dispersal information

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.