The Mealybug Needs Its Nested Bacterial Helpers to Turn Plant Sap into Usable Nutrients (image) Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Share Print E-Mail Caption The mealybug needs its nested bacterial helpers to turn plant sap into usable nutrients. Credit CREDIT: Husnik et al. (2013), Cell 153(7). Photo by Alex Wild (http://alexanderwild.com), courtesy of John McCutcheon. Usage Restrictions Photo is embargoed until June 20, 2013 (noon ET) Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.