Nectar microbes can reduce secondary metabolites in nectar and alter effects on nectar consumption by pollinators

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Vannette, RL; Fukami, T;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

© 2016 by the Ecological Society of America. Secondary metabolites that are present in floral nectar have been hypothesized to enhance specificity in plant-pollinator mutualism by reducing larceny by non-pollinators, including microorganisms that colonize nectar. Howeve... View more
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