August 1, 2013

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    AoB PLANTS at ESA

    AoB PLANTS will have an exhibit booth at the forthcoming meeting of the Ecological Society of America, during the week of August 5–9 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visitors will have an opportunity to get acquainted with the Chief Editor Hall Cushman and the Managing Editor Gail Rice, to explore the AoB PLANTS website, and to learn […] More

  • Highlight on diversity, ecology and evolution of extrafloral nectaries
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    Highlight on diversity, ecology and evolution of extrafloral nectaries

    Plants in over 100 families bear extrafloral nectaries (EFNs), which secrete a carbohydrate-rich food that attracts ants and other arthropods. By fostering ecologically important protective mutualisms, EFNs play a significant role in structuring both plant and animal communities. As an introduction to a Highlight collection of papers published in the June issue, Marazzi et al. […] More