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Episode Info: rmecoolgical News blog! Sponsorship of this episode provided by Gumleaf Boots, USAAs always, check out Always Wandering Art (Website and Etsy Shop), who usually provides the artwork for our episodes!Works CitedBas, J.M., Oliveras, J. and Gomez, C., 2007. Final seed fate and seedling emergence in myrmecochorous plants: Effects of ants and plant species. Sociobiology, 50(1), pp.101-111.Caut, S., Jowers, M.J., Cerda, X. & Bouolay, R.R. 2013, "Questioning the mutual benefits of myrmecochory: a stable isotope-based experimental approach: Is always myrmecochory a benefical mutualism for ants?", Ecological Entomology, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 390-399.Fokuhl, G., Heinze, J. & Poschlod, P. 2012, "Myrmecochory by small ants – Beneficial effects through elaiosome nutrition and seed dispersal", Acta Oecologica, vol. 38, pp. 71-76.Lengyel, S., Gove, A.D., Latimer, A.M., Majer, J.D. & Dunn, R.R. 2010, "Convergent evolution of seed dispersal by ants, and phylogeny and biogeography in flowering plants: A global survey", Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 43-55.Patton, M.T., 2014. “Redirecting” the Study of Mutualistic Benefits To Plants In Myrmecochory.Türke, M., Andreas, K., Gossner, M.M., Kowalski, E., Lange, M., Boch, S., Socher, S.A., Müller, J., Prati, D., Fischer, M. and Meyhöfer, R., 2011. Are gastropods, rather than ants, important dispersers of seeds of myrmecochorous forest herbs?. The American Naturalist, 179(1), pp.124-131.Tarsa, C., McMillan, A. and Warren, R.J., 2018. Plant pathogenic fungi decrease in soil inhabited by seed-dispersing ants. Insectes sociaux, pp.1-7....
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