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Calabuig Gomar, A.; Tena Barreda, A.; Wäkers, FL.; Lucia Fernandez-Arrojo; Plou, FJ.; García Mari, F.; Pekas, A. (2015). Ants impact the energy reserves of natural enemies through the shared honeydew exploitation. Ecological Entomology. 40:687-695. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12237

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Title: Ants impact the energy reserves of natural enemies through the shared honeydew exploitation
Author: Calabuig Gomar, Altea Tena Barreda, Alejandro Wäkers, Felix L. Lucia Fernandez-Arrojo Plou, Francisco J. García Mari, Ferran Pekas, Apostolos
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto Agroforestal Mediterráneo - Institut Agroforestal Mediterrani
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ecosistemas Agroforestales - Departament d'Ecosistemes Agroforestals
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[EN] Ants, as well as many species of parasitoids and predators, rely on sugar-richfoodssuchashoneydewtofulfilltheirenergeticneeds.Thus,antsandnatural enemies may interact through the shared honeydew exploitation. ...[+]
Subjects: Ant hemiptera mutualism , Aphytis chrysomphali , Biological control , Chrysoperla carnea , Multitrophic interactions
Copyrigths: Reserva de todos los derechos
Ecological Entomology. (issn: 0307-6946 ) (eissn: 1365-2311 )
DOI: 10.1111/een.12237
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info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/MICINN//RTA2010-00012-C02-02/ES/Influencia de las hormigas en las poblaciones de artrópodos fitófagos y sus enemigos naturales en parcelas de cítricos/
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/COST//CM1303/EU/Systems Biocatalysis/
Dr Jerome Casas is greatly acknowledged for valuable comments on earlier versions of the manuscript and Dr Petr Duelli for providing help with the Chrysoperla identifications. We also thank Dr Cristina Navarro Campos and ...[+]
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