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Superorganism

Known as: Super Organism, Superorganic, Superorganisms 
A superorganism is an organism consisting of many organisms. The term is used most often to describe a social unit of eusocial animals, where… 
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Global quantitative estimations of ecosystem functions are vital. Among those, ecosystem respiration and photosynthesis… 
Review
2012
Review
2012
  • Gero Benckiser
  • Agronomy for Sustainable Development
  • 2012
  • Corpus ID: 34235453
Abstract60% of the world’s ecosystems are not used in a sustainable way. Modern agriculture is blamed for declining soil carbon… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Biology of Termites, a Modern Synthesis brings together the major advances in termite biology, phylogenetics, social evolution… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of The Ants render the extraordinary lives of the social insects in this visually spectacular… 
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Prolog: The Bee Colony - a Mammal in Many Bodies.- Man's Smallest Domestic Animal - a Picture Guide.- The Inevitable Honeybees… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Humans are a striking anomaly in the natural world. While we are similar to other mammals in many ways, our behavior sets us… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
If we distinguish culture (embodied in individuals) from cultures (embodied in the superorganic properties of groups), we make it… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Contents: Preface. Human by Nature -- Between Biology and the Social Sciences: General Introduction. Part I: Contexts. A.M… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In an essay titled "The Architecture of Complexity," the economist Herbert A. Simon (1962) presented a parable about two… 
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
ABSTRACT The superorganic mode of explanation in cultural geography reifies the nation of culture assigning it ontological status…