Resource competition between two fungal parasites in subterranean termites

@article{Chouvenc2012ResourceCB,
  title={Resource competition between two fungal parasites in subterranean termites},
  author={Thomas Chouvenc and Caroline A. Efstathion and Monica L Elliott and Nan-Yao Su},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2012},
  volume={99},
  pages={949-958}
}
Subterranean termites live in large groups in underground nests where the pathogenic pressure of the soil environment has led to the evolution of a complex interaction among individual and social immune mechanisms in the colonies. However, groups of termites under stress can show increased susceptibility to opportunistic parasites. In this study, an isolate of Aspergillus nomius Kurtzman, Horn & Hessltine was obtained from a collapsed termite laboratory colony. We determined that it was… 

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