Parasitic Flies, Zombified Ants, Predator Beetles – Insect Drama on Mexican Coffee Plantations

Azteca ants, unsung heroes of coffee pest control. Kate Mathis By Dr. Kate Mathis / 08.15.2016 Research Associate in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology University of Arizona Ants are voracious predators and often very good at defending plants from herbivores. People have taken advantage of this quirk for centuries. In fact, using ants in orange groves[…]