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Ants, Extrafloral Nectaries and Herbivory on the Passion Vine, Passiflora incarnata
Author(s): D. K. McLain
Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Seed increase,Seed collecting
Research Setting(s): Old field
Species Referenced: Passiflora incarnata (Purple passionflower),
AbstractInvestigates the relationship among extra-floral nectaries, ants, and herbivory on Passiflora incarnata. Plants with extrafloral nectaries removed attracted fewer ants, had increased herbivory, produced fewer fruits.
Suggested CitationD. K. McLain. "Ants, Extrafloral Nectaries and Herbivory on the Passion Vine, Passiflora incarnata." American Midland Naturalist 110.2 (1983): 433-439.