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Sweet Bribes for Ants Are Key to Crops Bearing Fruit, Study Shows

If you think ants have no useful purpose in life, think again. As reported by Science Daily, ants play an important role in some flowering crops’ reproductive cycles. “Ant-plants” such as beans, cotton and passionfruit, actually produce a special nectar to recruit ants to use as bait for insects that will spread pollen as they seek out the ants. At the same time, the ants also deter herbivores that would eat the plants’ fruit and leaves. This is an example of...

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