Conservation of an Ant–plant Mutualism in Native Forests and Ecologically-managed Tree Monocultures
Article first published online: 3 JAN 2013
© 2013 The Author(s) Journal compilation © 2013 by The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Volume 45, Issue 4, pages 520–527, July 2013
How to Cite
Kersch-Becker, M. F., Buss, S. R. and Fonseca, C. R. (2013), Conservation of an Ant–plant Mutualism in Native Forests and Ecologically-managed Tree Monocultures. Biotropica, 45: 520–527. doi: 10.1111/btp.12023
- Issue published online: 2 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 3 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 28 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Received: 9 FEB 2012
- Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)
- Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
- Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
TABLE S1. Ant community recorded in the different habitats.
FIGURE S1. Mean number of new extrafloral nectaries produced per plant, and mean abundance of ants and herbivores recorded on Inga vera from September 2003 to October 2004.
FIGURE S2. Plant performance in response to the ant and habitat treatment from September 2003 to October 2004.
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