Ant-plant interactions: a world review

  • Ralf C. Buckley
Part of the Geobotany book series (GEOB, volume 4)


A framework for the analysis of ant-plant interactions has been provided by Hocking (1975) and Gilbert (1979), who grouped insect-plant interactions into 7 main categories according to the relative roles of the species involved. I shall consider ant-plant interactions under the 10 main categories listed below.


Biomass Sugar Phosphorus Starch Germinate 


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© Dr W. Junk Publishers, The Hague 1982

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