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Effects of Herbivory and Inflorescence Size on Insect Visitation to Eryngium yuccifolium (Apiaceae) a Prairie Plant
Author(s): C. A. Danderson and B. Molano-Flores
Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Article Topic(s): Pollination,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Field
Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),
AbstractThis study investigated whether moth damage to inflorescences and inflorescence size affect visitation rates of Eryngim yuccifolium flowers. Damaged and smaller inflorescences were visited less than larger and undamaged inflorescences.
Suggested CitationC. A. Danderson and B. Molano-Flores. "Effects of Herbivory and Inflorescence Size on Insect Visitation to Eryngium yuccifolium (Apiaceae) a Prairie Plant." American Midland Naturalist 163.1 (2010): 234-246.