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Competition among visitors to extrafloral nectaries as a source of ecological costs of an indirect defence

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Heil,  M.
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Heil, M., Hilpert, A., Kruger, R., & Linsenmair, K. E. (2004). Competition among visitors to extrafloral nectaries as a source of ecological costs of an indirect defence. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 20(2), 201-208. doi:10.1017/S026646740300110X.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0012-A083-E
Abstract
Extrafloral nectar is an indirect, generally ant-mediated, defence mechanism that is particularly common in tropical plants. This study focuses on interactions among different groups of arthropods visiting extrafloral nectaries of the South-East Asian m