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The ants that grow fungus in little gardens face a problem that is well known to human farmers - pests. Scientists have just discovered that farming ants are covered in little "motel rooms" that serve as shelter for bacteria that protect their crops.

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    Keywords:

    Middle school 6-8,Ecology,Intermediate elementary 3-5,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Reference Material,Fungi,Learner,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Ants,Research,Life Science,Geoscience,Symbiosis,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722015809252T,Article,Education,Bacteria,Non-journal article,NSDL

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    English

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