Growing Industries, Growing Invasions? The Case of the Argentine Ant in Vineyards of Northern Argentina

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Maria Schulze-Sylvester; José A. Corronca; Carolina I. Paris;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Insects,volume 9,issue 1 (issn: 2075-4450, eissn: 2075-4450)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/insects9010011, pmc: PMC5872276
  • Subject: vineyard | Q | Argentina | Science | Article | invasive species | Linepithema humile

The invasive Argentine ant causes ecological and economic damage worldwide. In 2011, this species was reported in vineyards of Cafayate, a wine-producing town in the Andes, Argentina. While the local xeric climate is unsuitable for Argentine ants, populations could esta... View more
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