Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens

Leafcutter ants, the tiny red dots known for carrying green leaves as they march through tropical forests, are also talented farmers that cultivate gardens of fungi and bacteria. Ants eat fungi from the so-called fungal gardens, but the bacteria's role has been unclear until now. Source: DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Discipline: Microbiology

Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens

Leafcutter ants, the tiny red dots known for carrying green leaves as they march through tropical forests, are also talented farmers that cultivate gardens of fungi and bacteria. Ants eat fungi ...

Thu 1 Mar 12 from Phys.org

Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens, Thu 1 Mar 12 from Biology News

Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens, Thu 1 Mar 12 from e! Science News

Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens, Thu 1 Mar 12 from ScienceDaily

Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens, Thu 1 Mar 12 from Labspaces.net

Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens, Thu 1 Mar 12 from Eurekalert

Bacteria Aids Ants, Could Improve Biofuel Production

Understanding how bacteria turn plant matter into a source of energy in ant fungal gardens could also help improve biofuel production, say researchers.

Fri 2 Mar 12 from Laboratory Equipment

  • Pages: 1

Bookmark

Bookmark and Share