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- Marquis, Robert J., et al. Show all 2 Author
- journal of ecology 2012 v.100 no.1 pp. 242-252
- Chamaecrista; Formicidae; fruits; mutualism; nectar; nectaries; predators; reproductive isolation; seed set; seeds
- ... 1. Mutualistic interactions are characterized by conditional outcomes that depend on both the biotic and the abiotic context. However, limited information is available on the factors that affect the strength of ant–plant interactions among sympatric congeneric species. 2. We compared the benefits gained from attracting ants via extrafloral nectaries – i.e. lowered herbivory and increased seed set ...