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By Paulo S. Oliveira,Suzanne Koptur

Ants are essentially the most dominant insect kin in the world, and flowering crops were the dominant plant team on land for greater than a hundred million years. In contemporary a long time, human actions have degraded typical environments with extraordinary pace and scale, making it more and more obvious that interspecific interactions differ not just lower than various ecological stipulations and throughout habitats, but additionally in accordance with anthropogenic worldwide swap. this is often the 1st quantity fullyyt dedicated to the anthropogenic results at the interactions among those significant parts of terrestrial ecosystems. a primary workforce of members file their learn from various temperate and tropical ecosystems world wide, together with South, critical and North the USA, Africa, Japan, Polynesia, Indonesia and Australia. It offers an in-depth precis of the present realizing 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 often uninitiated foreign clinical community.

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