|aThe ecology and evolution of ant-plant interactions /|cVictor Rico-Gray and Paulo S. Oliveira.
|aChicago :|bUniversity of Chicago Press,|c2007.
|axiii, 331 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -312) and index.
|aAnt-plant interactions -- Antagonistic interactions: leaf-cutting and seed-harvesting -- Mutualism from antagonism: ants as primary -- Mutualism from opportunism: ants as secondary -- Mutualism from antagonism: ants and flowers -- Antagonism and mutualism: direct interactions -- Antagonism and mutualism: indirect interactions -- Nutrition of plants by ant mutualists: life history of ant-fed plants -- Canopy-dwelling ants, plant and insect exudates, and ant mosaics -- Variation in ant-plant interactions -- Ant-plant interactions in agriculture.