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Balancing anti-herbivore benefits and anti-pollinator costs of defensive mutualists
(Ecological Society of America, 2014)
Quantifying costs and benefits of ostensibly mutualistic interactions is an important step toward understanding their evolutionary trajectories. In food-for-protection interactions between ants and extrafloral nectar ...
Fungal Symbionts as Manipulators of Plant Reproductive Biology
(The University of Chicago, 2013-04)
Symbioses have shaped the evolution of life, most notably through the fixation of heritable symbionts into organelles. The inheritance of symbionts promotes mutualism and fixation by coupling partner fitness. However, ...