Ants farm subterranean aphids mostly in single clone groups - an example of prudent husbandry for carbohydrates and proteins?

Aniek B. F. Ivens, Daniel J. C. Kronauer, I. Pen, F. J. Weissing, J. J. Boomsma

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalBMC Evolutionary Biology
    Volume12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2012

    Keywords

    • Cultivation mutualism
    • Host-symbiont conflict
    • Symbiont competition
    • Monoculture
    • Clonal mixing

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