Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 2009
  2. Published

    Ant Queen Egg-Marking Signals: Matching Deceptive Laboratory Simplicity with Natural Complexity. / van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; Heinze, Jürgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, p. e4718.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Caste-specific symbiont policing by workers of Acromyrmex fungus-growing ants. / Ivens, Aniek B.F.; Nash, David R.; Poulsen, Michael; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2009, p. 378-384.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Effect of temperature on virulence of fungal pathogens in honey bees. Prevention of honeybee COlony LOSSes. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    2009. Poster session presented at COLOSS Conference, Montpellier, France.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  5. Published

    Environmental effects on fungal infections in honeybee larvae Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae). / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    2009. Abstract from Nordic-Baltic Bee Research Symposium, København, Denmark.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  6. Published

    Ephemeral windows of opportunity for horizontal transmission of fungal symbionts in leaf-cutting ants. / Poulsen, Michael; Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Currie, Cameron R.; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 63, No. 9, 2009, p. 2235-2247.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    From so simple a beginning: Enzymatic innovation in fungus-growing ants involved a transition from individual symbiont selection to colony-level selection. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2009. Abstract from 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Fungus gardens of the leafcutter ant Atta colombica function as egg nurseries for the snake Leptodeira annulata. / Baer, Boris; Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Kronauer, Daniel; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2009, p. 289-291.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Genetic differentiation between the ant Myrmica rubra and its microgynous social parasite. / Vepsäläinen, K.; Ebsen, J. R.; Savolainen, R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2009, p. 425-437.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Graveyards on the Move: The Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Dead Ophiocordyceps-Infected Ants. / Pontoppidan, Maj-Britt; Himaman, Winanda; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David Peter.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, p. e4835.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    High Symbiont Relatedness Stabilizes Mutualistic Cooperation in Fungus-Growing Termites. / Aanen, Duur K; de Fine Licht, Henrik H; Debets, Alfons J M; Kerstes, Niels A G; Hoekstra, Rolf F; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Science, Vol. 326, No. 5956, 2009, p. 1103-6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Honey bee males and queens use glandular secretions to enhance sperm viability before and after storage. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Baer, Boris.

    In: Journal of Insect Physiology, Vol. 55, No. 6, 2009, p. 538-543.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Lifetime monogamy and the evolution of eusociality. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 364, No. 1533, 2009, p. 3191-207.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Novel fungal disease in complex leaf-cutting ant societies. / Hughes, David Peter; Evans, Harry C.; Hywel-Jones, Nigel; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Armitage, Sophie Alice Octavia.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2009, p. 214-220.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Pandora infections in Formica ants. / Hughes, David P.; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Jensen, Annette Bruun.

    2009. Abstract from Annual Meeting of the SIP, Park City , Utah, .

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  16. Published

    Prudent sperm use by leaf-cutter ant queens. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Baer, Boris; Dreier, Stéphanie Agnès Jeanine; Aron, Serge; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 276, No. 1675, 2009, p. 3945-3953.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Reduced biological control and enhanced chemical pest management in the evolution of fungus farming in ants. / Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Zimmerman, Jess K; Nash, David R; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Wcislo, William T.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 276, No. 1665, 2009, p. 2263-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Rethinking crop-disease management in fungus-growing ants. / Boomsma, Jacobus J; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Vol. 106, No. 42, 2009, p. 17611-2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    STRICT LIFE-TIME MONOGAMY AS UNIVERSAL CONDITION FOR TRANSITIONS TOWARDS EUSOCIALITY. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2009. Abstract from 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  20. Published

    Sperm length evolution in the fungus-growing ants. / Baer, B.; Dijkstra, M. B.; Mueller, U. G.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2009, p. 38-45.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    The life of a dead ant -the expression of an adaptive extended phenotype. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Gerritsma, Sylvia; Yusah, Kalsum M.; Mayntz, David; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L.; Billen, Johan; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David Peter.

    In: American Naturalist, Vol. 174, No. 3, 2009, p. 424-433.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    The evolution of social insect mating systems. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    Organization of Insect Societies: From Genome to Sociocomplexity. ed. / Jürgen Gadau; Jennifer Fewell. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2009. p. 3-25.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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