Research Paper

Random choice of the tropical fire ant in the enclosed space

Li Chuan Lai, Tzu-Yen Chao

Published on: 28 February 2021

Page: 73 - 78

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2021.66.73

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2021 vol.66 no.1 pp.73-78

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