Termites mitigate the effects of drought in tropical rainforest

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Science  11 Jan 2019:
Vol. 363, Issue 6423, pp. 174-177
DOI: 10.1126/science.aau9565

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vol. 363 no. 6423 174-177

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  • Received for publication July 31, 2018
  • Accepted for publication December 6, 2018
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  1. L. A. Ashton1,2,3,*,
  2. H. M. Griffiths4,*,,
  3. C. L. Parr4,5,6,
  4. T. A. Evans7,
  5. R. K. Didham7,8,
  6. F. Hasan2,
  7. Y. A. Teh9,
  8. H. S. Tin10,
  9. C. S. Vairappan10,
  10. P. Eggleton2
  1. 1School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.
  2. 2Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, UK.
  3. 3Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  4. 4School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
  5. 5Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.
  6. 6School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Wits, South Africa.
  7. 7School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
  8. 8CSIRO Health and Biosecurity, Centre for Environment and Life Sciences, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
  9. 9School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK.
  10. 10Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: hannah.griffiths{at}
  1. * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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