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  1. Managing leaf-cutting ants: peculiarities, trends and challenges

    Pest Management Science

    Volume 70, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages: 14–23, Terezinha MC Della Lucia, Lailla C Gandra and Raul NC Guedes

    Version of Record online : 30 OCT 2013, DOI: 10.1002/ps.3660

  2. Potential impact of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex lobicornis on conifer plantations in northern Patagonia, Argentina

    Agricultural and Forest Entomology

    Volume 13, Issue 2, May 2011, Pages: 191–196, Silvia Paola Pérez, Juan Carlos Corley and Alejandro G. Farji-Brener

    Version of Record online : 19 DEC 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2010.00515.x

  3. Leaf-cutting ants as ecosystem engineers: topsoil and litter perturbations around Atta cephalotes nests reduce nutrient availability

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 38, Issue 5, October 2013, Pages: 497–504, SEBASTIAN T. MEYER, MEIKE NEUBAUER, EMMA J. SAYER, INARA R. LEAL, MARCELO TABARELLI and RAINER WIRTH

    Version of Record online : 11 JUN 2013, DOI: 10.1111/een.12043

  4. Branching angles reflect a trade-off between reducing trail maintenance costs or travel distances in leaf-cutting ants

    Ecology

    Volume 96, Issue 2, February 2015, Pages: 510–517, Alejandro Gustavo Farji-Brener, Federico Chinchilla, María Natalia Umaña, María Elena Ocasio-Torres, Alexander Chauta-Mellizo, Diana Acosta-Rojas, Sofía Marinaro, Mónica de Torres Curth and Sabrina Amador-Vargas

    Version of Record online : 1 FEB 2015, DOI: 10.1890/14-0220.1

  5. The Multiple Impacts of Leaf-Cutting Ants and Their Novel Ecological Role in Human-Modified Neotropical Forests

    Biotropica

    Volume 46, Issue 5, September 2014, Pages: 516–528, Inara R. Leal, Rainer Wirth and Marcelo Tabarelli

    Version of Record online : 19 JUN 2014, DOI: 10.1111/btp.12126

  6. Performance and fate of tree seedlings on and around nests of the leaf-cutting ant Atta cephalotes: Ecological filters in a fragmented forest

    Austral Ecology

    Volume 36, Issue 7, November 2011, Pages: 779–790, SEBASTIAN T. MEYER, INARA R. LEAL, MARCELO TABARELLI and RAINER WIRTH

    Version of Record online : 20 DEC 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02217.x

  7. EVOLUTIONARY TRANSITIONS IN ENZYME ACTIVITY OF ANT FUNGUS GARDENS

    Evolution

    Volume 64, Issue 7, July 2010, Pages: 2055–2069, Henrik H. De Fine Licht, Morten Schiøtt, Ulrich G. Mueller and Jacobus J. Boomsma

    Version of Record online : 11 JAN 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.00948.x

  8. Hitchhiking and the removal of microbial contaminants by the leaf-cutting ant Atta colombica

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 35, Issue 4, August 2010, Pages: 529–537, HANNAH M. GRIFFITHS and WILLIAM O. H. HUGHES

    Version of Record online : 30 MAY 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2010.01212.x

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    Evolutionarily advanced ant farmers rear polyploid fungal crops

    Journal of Evolutionary Biology

    Volume 28, Issue 11, November 2015, Pages: 1911–1924, P. W. Kooij, D. K. Aanen, M. Schiøtt and J. J. Boomsma

    Version of Record online : 31 AUG 2015, DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12718

  10. The ‘truck-driver’ effect in leaf-cutting ants: how individual load influences the walking speed of nest-mates

    Physiological Entomology

    Volume 36, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages: 128–134, ALEJANDRO G. FARJI-BRENER, FEDERICO A. CHINCHILLA, SETH RIFKIN, ANA M. SÁNCHEZ CUERVO, EMILIA TRIANA, VERÓNICA QUIROGA and PAOLA GIRALDO

    Version of Record online : 27 DEC 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3032.2010.00771.x

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    Forage collection, substrate preparation, and diet composition in fungus-growing ants

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 35, Issue 3, June 2010, Pages: 259–269, HENRIK H. DE FINE LICHT and JACOBUS J. BOOMSMA

    Version of Record online : 30 MAR 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2010.01193.x

  12. A meta-analysis of leaf-cutting ant nest effects on soil fertility and plant performance

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 40, Issue 2, April 2015, Pages: 150–158, ALEJANDRO G. FARJI-BRENER and VICTORIA WERENKRAUT

    Version of Record online : 12 DEC 2014, DOI: 10.1111/een.12169

  13. Do leaf-cutting ants benefit from forest fragmentation? Insights from community and species-specific responses in a fragmented dry forest

    Insect Conservation and Diversity

    Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages: 456–463, Corina A. Barrera, Liliana M. Buffa and Graciela Valladares

    Version of Record online : 17 MAR 2015, DOI: 10.1111/icad.12125

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    Field colonies of leaf-cutting ants select plant materials containing low abundances of endophytic fungi

    Ecosphere

    Volume 4, Issue 5, May 2013, Pages: 1–10, Kyle E. Coblentz and Sunshine A. Van Bael

    Version of Record online : 29 MAY 2013, DOI: 10.1890/ES13-00012.1

  15. Influence of caffeine on the survival of leaf-cutting ants Atta sexdens rubropilosa and in vitro growth of their mutualistic fungus

    Pest Management Science

    Volume 68, Issue 6, June 2012, Pages: 935–940, Carlos H Miyashira, Daniel G Tanigushi, Adriana M Gugliotta and Déborah YAC Santos

    Version of Record online : 10 FEB 2012, DOI: 10.1002/ps.3254

  16. ANTIMICROBIAL DEFENSE SHOWS AN ABRUPT EVOLUTIONARY TRANSITION IN THE FUNGUS-GROWING ANTS

    Evolution

    Volume 62, Issue 5, May 2008, Pages: 1252–1257, William O. H. Hughes, Roberta Pagliarini, Henning B. Madsen, Michiel B. Dijkstra and Jacobus J. Boomsma

    Version of Record online : 8 FEB 2008, DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00347.x

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    Indirect effects of exotic grazers: livestock decreases the nutrient content of refuse dumps of leaf-cutting ants through vegetation impoverishment

    Journal of Applied Ecology

    Volume 44, Issue 6, December 2007, Pages: 1209–1218, MARIANA TADEY and ALEJANDRO G FARJI-BRENER

    Version of Record online : 19 JUN 2007, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2007.01338.x

  18. The effect of wilting on the selection of leaves by the leaf-cutting ant Atta laevigata

    Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata

    Volume 78, Issue 2, February 1996, Pages: 215–220, H. L. Vasconcelos and J. M. Cherrett

    Version of Record online : 28 MAR 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.1996.tb00784.x

  19. The epizootiology of a Metarhizium infection in mini-nests of the leaf-cutting ant Atta sexdens rubropilosa

    Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata

    Volume 93, Issue 1, October 1999, Pages: 51–61, D.B. Jaccoud, W.O.H. Hughes and C.W. Jackson

    Version of Record online : 8 OCT 2003, DOI: 10.1046/j.1570-7458.1999.00561.x

  20. Influence of Azteca alfari Ants on the Exploitation of Cecropia Trees by a Leaf-Cutting Ant

    Biotropica

    Volume 29, Issue 1, March 1997, Pages: 84–92, Heraldo L. Vasconcelos and Antonio B. Casimiro

    Version of Record online : 15 MAR 2006, DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.1997.tb00009.x