Thursday, 18 August 2016

Episode 59

The first in a new series of episodes in which I talk with Jim Penny of the Oxford University Botanic Gardens about extraordinary instances of symbiosis and inter-species mutualism in the natural world. We begin by talking about the pollination of figs by wasps and the regulation of this by a parasitic nematode, a thought-provoking three-way interdependence.



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