Author: Tatyana Lobova

Dr. Taryana Lobova received her M.S. in Biology/Botany at St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia in 1994 . In 2000 she earned her Ph .D. in Botany from the Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. From 2001 to 2007 she was employed as a research assistant in the Institute of Systematic Botany at The New York Botanical Garden where she did research under the supervision of Dr. Scott Mori on bat-plant interactions in neotropical rain forests. Dr. Lobova is currently an Assistant Professor of Biology at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, and an Honorary Curator at The New York Botanical Garden. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, an NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, Bat Conservation International, the National Geographic Society, and the Beneficia Foundation. Her bat-plant interaction studies were featured in National Geographic Magazine. Dr. Lobova's research interests include morphology, anatomy, and character evolution of fruits and seeds of flowering plants; dispersal biology; plant- animal interactions; and ecology and conservation of tropical forests.

Seed Dispersal by Bats in the Neotropics (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 101)
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Seed Dispersal by Bats in the Neotropics (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 101)

This volume is a guide for identifying seeds and a summary of current knowledge of bat-dispersed plants in the New World tropics. A total of 549 plant species in 191 genera from 62 families are recognized, with detailed descriptions and color photog...

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