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  • Article: Trees Get By with Ant Aides
  • Author(s): Elizabeth G. Pringle
  • Publisher: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: December 13, 2013
  • Date accessed: November 14, 2017
  • Link: http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/trees-aided-ants
APA Style
Elizabeth G. Pringle. (2013, December 13). Trees Get By with Ant Aides. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved November 14, 2017 from http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/trees-aided-ants
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Chicago Manual of Style
Elizabeth G. Pringle. "Trees Get By with Ant Aides." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 December 2013. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/trees-aided-ants.
MLA 2009 Style
Elizabeth G. Pringle. "Trees Get By with Ant Aides." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Dec 2013. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 14 Nov 2017. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/trees-aided-ants
Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
Ant harvesting scale insect

Trees have tiny ant aides who help them when water is limited. Here a worker is tending some scale insects.

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Ant harvesting scale insect

Trees have tiny ant aides who help them when water is limited. Here a worker is tending some scale insects.

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Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.