Episode 3 – Controlling coffee rust is complicated!

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Scientists show that controlling coffee rust with fungicides may not be the best strategy, since fungicides can also kill friendly fungi!

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Journal article: Qualitative Dynamics of the Coffee Rust Epidemic: Educating Intuition with Theoretical Ecology

Learn more about coffee rust disease: Coffee rust

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Episode 2 – Ants keep acacia trees healthy!

Episode 2

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Scientists discover that ants living symbiotically in acacia trees can help keep trees healthy

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Journal article: Mutualistic ants as an indirect defense against leaf pathogens

Learn more about the symbiosis between ants and acacia trees: Acacia ants

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