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Effect of hostplant genotype and predators on iridoid glycoside content of pupae of a specialist insect herbivore, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae)

Author(s): M. D. Bowers and N. E. Stamp

Month: Oct
Year: 1997

Journal: Biochemical Systematics and Ecology
Volume: 25
Issue: 7
Pages: 571-580

Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Pathology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Asclepias incarnata (Swamp milkweed),

Abstract

The ability of Buckeye butterfly larvae to sequester iridoid glyosides from Plantago lanceolata plants was dependent upon plant genotype. Predator pressure did not influence glycoside levels, but did alter the chemical defenses of butterfly pupae.

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M. D. Bowers and N. E. Stamp. "Effect of hostplant genotype and predators on iridoid glycoside content of pupae of a specialist insect herbivore, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae)." Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 25.7 (1997): 571-580.

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ISSN: 0305-1978
DOI: 10.1016/S0305-1978(97)00058-6

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