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Stealth Worms May Improve Insect Pest Control
...ure and moisture requirements, the insect hosts it colonizes
and other characteristics. Lists of EPN evolutionary associations, called phylogenies, are assembled to show how the nematodes have evolved in relation to each other and how they are related in a geographic region to affect similar hosts. "We always...
Ants, not evil spirits, create devil's gardens in the Amazon rainforest, study finds
... A devil's garden begins when a M. schumanni queen colonizes
a single D. hirsuta tree, the authors write: "Over time, D. hirsuta saplings grow within the vegetation-free area created by the ants, and the ant colony expands to occupy them. The devilry of M. schumanni today provides homes for ants in the future....