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The interaction of thorns and symbiotic ants as an effective defence mechanism of swollen-thorn acacias

Overview of attention for article published in Oecologia, July 1998
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (73rd percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (65th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 news outlet

Citations

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Readers on

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100 Mendeley
Title
The interaction of thorns and symbiotic ants as an effective defence mechanism of swollen-thorn acacias
Published in
Oecologia, July 1998
DOI 10.1007/s004420050534
Authors

Linsey Stapley

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 6 6%
Germany 3 3%
South Africa 2 2%
United States 2 2%
Canada 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Papua New Guinea 1 1%
Argentina 1 1%
Spain 1 1%
Other 1 1%
Unknown 80 80%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 19 19%
Researcher 16 16%
Professor 12 12%
Student > Bachelor 12 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 10%
Other 25 25%
Unknown 6 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 62 62%
Environmental Science 21 21%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 4 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 2%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 10 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 November 2019.
All research outputs
#2,309,862
of 13,995,172 outputs
Outputs from Oecologia
#523
of 3,008 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#68,308
of 273,113 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Oecologia
#18
of 52 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,995,172 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 82nd percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 3,008 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.0. This one has done well, scoring higher than 82% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 273,113 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 73% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 52 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its contemporaries.