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Extrafloral nectaries and plant guarding in Ipomoea pandurata (L.) GFW Mey.(Convolvulaceae)
Author(s): R. L. Beckmann and J. M. Stucky
Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
Article Topic(s): Competition
Research Setting(s): Field
Species Referenced: Ipomoea pandurata (Man of the earth),
AbstractResearchers report that Ipomoea panduta in North Carolina and South Carolina attract ants and wasps with extrafloral nectaries that protect the plants from herbivorous insects.
Suggested CitationR. L. Beckmann and J. M. Stucky. "Extrafloral nectaries and plant guarding in Ipomoea pandurata (L.) GFW Mey.(Convolvulaceae)." American Journal of Botany 68.1 (1981): 72-79.