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By Paulo S. Oliveira,Suzanne Koptur

Ants are essentially the most dominant insect relatives in the world, and flowering crops were the dominant plant team on land for greater than a hundred million years. In fresh many years, human actions have degraded average environments with unprecedented pace and scale, making it more and more obvious that interspecific interactions range not just lower than diverse ecological stipulations and throughout habitats, but additionally in response to anthropogenic international swap. this can be the 1st quantity fullyyt dedicated to the anthropogenic results at the interactions among those significant elements of terrestrial ecosystems. a prime staff of individuals document their learn from a number of temperate and tropical ecosystems all over the world, together with South, relevant and North the US, Africa, Japan, Polynesia, Indonesia and Australia. It offers an in-depth precis of the present figuring out for researchers already accustomed to insect-plant interactions, but is written at a degree to supply a window into the ecology of ant-plant interactions for the generally uninitiated foreign clinical community.

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