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Exploiting new terrain: An advantage to sociality in the slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum
Identifying benefits to cooperation is important in studying social evolution. When the social amoebae of Dictyostelium discoideum starve, they aggregate to form multicellular slugs that migrate towards the soil surface ...
An investigation of the allelopathic potential of Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum [L.] Roxb.)
Invasive species can cause significant changes to their introduced environments. A set of experiments was conducted to determine whether Sapium sebiferum exhibits allelopathic effects on neighboring plants in its introduced ...
Understanding belowground community regulation in an invaded forest
Soil organisms have the potential to strongly influence plant species performance and survival and are in turn influenced by interactions with plants. These interactions can cause changes in the soil biota that influence ...