crisscrossing Science

Title

crisscrossing Science Episode 65: Myrmecophytes (Ants in Our Plants)

Streaming Media

Abstract

In this episode, Mike Crosser (professor of physics at Linfield College) and Chad Tillberg (professor of biology at Linfield College) delve into Chad's research. Tillberg has studied the symbiosis between certain trees and ant species, called myrmecophytes, in Costa Rica. These trees provide homes for ants, and the ants protect them from other pests.

Document Type

Audio File

Duration

30 minutes 59 seconds

Publication Date

2-4-2019

Disciplines

Biology | Botany | Forest Biology | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology

Rights

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