August 07, 2020

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  1. November 15, 2013

    Mutual benefits: Stressed-out trees boost sugary rewards to ant defenders

    In a paper that appears in the journal PLOS Biology, University of Michigan ecologist Elizabeth Pringle and her colleagues identify a clear-cut case of a stress-strengthened ant-tree mutualism and suggest a possible mechanism underlying it, one based on interspecies carbon exchange.