Plants and pollinators share a fascinating and complicated mutually beneficial relationship. Pollinators contribute to the reproductive efforts of plants, by collecting pollen from one plant and depositing it in another same-species plant. For this effort, they are reimbursed with food, shelter, heat or possible encounters with mates. Pollination is crucial for the survival of many plant species, and has a major effect on plant diversity. We employ theoretical models as well as experiments to explore the various interactions of plants and pollinators.
See: Fishman and Hadany, 2010; Fishman and Hadany, 2013; Fishman and Hadany, 2015;