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Biology of Myrmecophytes

Pierre Jolivet

Biology of Myrmecophytes

The Interrelationship Between Ants and Plants

by Pierre Jolivet

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Science / Entomology,
  • Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11559472M
    ISBN 100849319064
    ISBN 109780849319068
    OCLC/WorldCa144565554

    Ant-associated microorganisms can play crucial and often overlooked roles, and given the diversity of interactions that ants have developed, the study of the associated microbiomes is of interest. We .   Greg Egan is a computer programmer, and the author of the acclaimed SF novels Permutation City, Diaspora, Teranesia, Quarantine, and the Orthogonal trilogy, all published by Night Shade Books Reviews:

    Myrmecophytes synonyms, Myrmecophytes pronunciation, Myrmecophytes translation, English dictionary definition of Myrmecophytes. n. A plant adapted to a mutualistic association with ants, as Missing: book. The intertwined population biology of two amazonian myrmecophytes and their symbiotic ants. Ecological Society of. America, doi: /

    Many subdisciplines and special areas of biology exist, which can be conveniently divided into practical and theoretical categories. Types of practical biology include plant breeding, wildlife management, medical science, and crop tical biology . Myrmecophytes have evolved repeatedly in plant groups that possess structures that can be used by ants with little or no modification. The evolution of these primary domatia can easily be imagined Missing: book.


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: Biology of Myrmecophytes: The Interrelationship Between Ants and Plants (): Pierre Jolivet, Heraldo L. Vasconcelos: Books. myrmecophytes provide to ants: EFN, FBs, and domatia (shelter).

The anatomical and chemical features of these re wards match their ph ysiological and ecological functions to attract, feed, and. Myrmecophytism occurs in plants that offer ants a nesting space and, often, food rewards in exchange for protection from predators and competitors.

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THE PLANTS. The super-nettles are myrmecophilous plants (Greek myrmex = ant; philos = friend) but are often described as ant plants or myrmecophytes.

Myrmecophily in plants can take several forms Missing: book. Ant Plants (myrmecophytes) Ant-plants, or myrmecophytes, are plants (-phytes) that maintain a symbiotic or mutualistic relationship with various species of ants (myrme(x)-). In most cases, neither. Myrmecophytes, otherwise known as ant-plants, share a mutualistic relationship with a colony of ants.

This is when two organisms of different species each benefit from the activity of the other. There are over different genera of myrmecophytes. Figure S1. Photographs of the reproductive parts of Hirtella physophora during the different stages of anthesis and fruiting.

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Benzing DH () An investigation of two bromeliad myrmecophytes:Tillandsia butzii Mez, T. caput-medusae E. Morren and their ants. Bull Torrey Bot Club – Google Scholar Benzing DH. Four sympatric myrmecophytes are common in the understory of this area: Tococa guianensis, Maieta guianensis (both Melastomataceae), Cordia nodosa (Boraginaceae), and H.

physophora. The latter Missing: book. Noun 1. myrmecophyte - plant that affords shelter or food to ants that live in symbiotic relations with it plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotionMissing: book.

A myrmecophile is an organism that lives in association with ants. Myrmecophiles may have various roles in their host ant colony.

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Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself this holiday season, this list of the best popular science books of in biology -- evolution and ecology combined with zoology and a.Myrmecophytes (mər′mek•ə‚fīt; literally "ant-plant") are plants that live in a mutualistic association with a colony of ants.

There are over different genera of myrmecophytes. These plants possess Missing: book.In their association with myrmecophytes (i.e. plants that shelter a limited number of ant species in hollow structures), ants sometimes provide only poor biotic protection for their host plants, but may supply them with nutrients (myrmecotrophy).

We studied three geophytic myrmecophytes Missing: book.