Flexible task allocation and the organization of work in ants

Robinson, Elva J. H. orcid.org/0000-0003-4914-9327, Feinerman, Ofer orcid.org/ and Franks, Nigel R. orcid.org/ (2009) Flexible task allocation and the organization of work in ants. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES. pp. 4373-4380. ISSN 0962-8452

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Keywords: division of labour,task allocation,foraging,brood care,social insects,radio-frequency identification,DIVISION-OF-LABOR,INSECT SOCIETIES,BEHAVIORAL FLEXIBILITY,TEMPORAL POLYETHISM,SOCIAL RESILIENCE,experience,DECISION-MAKING,Temnothorax albipennis,ants,Agricultural and Biological Sciences,Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology,Environmental Science,Immunology and Microbiology,Medicine
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  • Published: 22 December 2009
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Biology (York)
The University of York > Faculty of Sciences (York) > Biology (York)
Depositing User: Pure (York)
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2012 12:03
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2017 00:23
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2009.1244
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2009.1244
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