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Ants are probably the most dominant insect family on earth, and flowering plants have been the dominant plant group on land for than 100 million years In recent decades, human activities have degraded natural environments with unparalleled speed and scale, making it increasingly apparent that interspecific interactions vary not only under different ecological conditions and across habitats, but also according to anthropogenic global change This is the first volume entirely devoted to the anthropogenic effects on the interactions between these two major components of terrestrial ecosystems A first rate team of contributors report their research from a variety of temperate and tropical ecosystems worldwide, including South, Central and North America, Africa, Japan, Polynesia, Indonesia and Australia It provides an in depth summary of the current understanding for researchers already acquainted with insect plant interactions, yet is written at a level to offer a window into the ecology of ant plant interactions for the mostly uninitiated international scientific community....

Title : Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems
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ISBN : 110715975X
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Cambridge University Press 1 edition September 20, 2017
Number of Pages : 452 pages
File Size : 772 KB
Status : Available For Download
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