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VI Argentine Congress of Biodiversity Conservation in La Rioja

In October, Daniela Ortiz and Gabriela Pirk attended the VI Argentine Congress of Biodiversity Conservation in La Rioja and presented results of their research in the Patagonian steppe on the dispersion of exotic seeds by ants and the effects of ant nests on decomposition of organic matter.

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Direct and indirect effects of ants on plants

Direct and indirect effects of ants on plants

Leaf-cutting ants can affect plants negatively directly through defoliation, but positively and indirectly increasing the soil nutrient level. We study these effects separately and together, to determine the relative importance of leaf-cutting ants on...

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RESEARCH LABORATORY ON ANTS
We are a team of researchers that employ ants mainly to answer questions of conceptual interest about topics in ecology and behavior.

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