Ecological Archives E096-052-A1

Alejandro Gustavo Farji-Brener, Federico Chinchilla, María Natalia Umaña, María Elena Ocasio-Torres, Alexander Chauta-Mellizo, Diana Acosta-Rojas, Sofía Marinaro, Mónica de Torres Curth, and Sabrina Amador-Vargas. 2015. Branching angles reflect a trade-off between reducing trail maintenance costs or travel distances in leaf-cutting ants. Ecology 96:510–517.

Appendix A. Mathematical rationale of the tradeoff function of branching angles that yields the maximum payoff.

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