La selección natural y la Ecología de Semillas (Natural selection and The Ecology of Seeds)

  En el capítulo 1, sección 1. 6, subsección Seed size and environment, en la página24 del libro titulado “The Ecology of Seeds” , de Michel Fenner and Ken Thompson, se lee lo siguiente:     Since natural selection maximizes the number of surviving offspring, it seems at first sight that selection should favour the largest possible seed output. However, if large seeds (and thus largers sedlings) are better able to overcome some environmental hazards, then the greater probability of…