Sangeetha published her thesis chapter on Nectar robbing in Scientific Reports!

Flower visitors are not always the pollinators. Many steal the resources. But, the visitors are always benefited. How the cheaters affect the rest of the good visitor community and the plant reproduction outcome is less researched. Sangeetha got enough evidences that the plant has evolved mechanisms to overcome the effect of cheaters! See her article here

A carpenter bee is robbing nectar from a bell flower! Illustrated by Rakesh Ramachandran