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Category: Research News

Recent entomological research from ESA journals and ESA members

Certain Plants Compete for Ants

Many woodland plants rely on ants to disperse their seeds, and scientists recently demonstrated that certain ant-dispersed plants (myrmecochores) actually time their seed releases to maximize the ants’ efforts. “Competition […]

Bed Bugs Grow Faster in Groups

Researchers have previously observed that certain insects — especially crickets, cockroaches, and grasshoppers — tend to grow faster when they live in groups. However, no research has ever been done […]