The Fire Ants

The Fire Ants

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In qThe Fire Ants, q Walter Tschinkel provides not just an encyclopedic overview of qSolenopsis invictaq but a lively account of how research is done, how science establishes facts, and the pleasures and problems of a scientific career. The reader learns much about ants, the practice of science, and humans' role in the fire ant's North American success.Did Mirex Aid the Spread of Fire Ants? The final irony of the Fire Ant Wars is that, in the long run, mirex and its ... Summerlin and his coworkers (Summerlinetal., 1977) used mirex to kill a diverse population of native ants and a few S. ... Lois Wood, and Bill Buren (Stimac and Alves, 1994), who treated some plots with mirex and some with Amdro and left ... Clearly, killing a diverse ant fauna with indiscriminate formicides created an empty habitat waiting for the fastest colonizer to take theanbsp;...

Title:The Fire Ants
Author:Walter Reinhart Tschinkel
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2006


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