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The Relationship of Leaf Size and Shoot Length in Prunus americana to Leaf-Galling by Mites
Author(s): M. F. Willson and D. J. Odowd
Publication Type: Note
Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Stress
Species Referenced: Prunus americana (American plum),
AbstractEvaluates the effects of a mite that forms leaf galls on Prunus americana. Galls caused shorter shoots and smaller leaves, and reduced the photosynthetic area of the plant by 38 percent.
Suggested CitationM. F. Willson and D. J. Odowd. "The Relationship of Leaf Size and Shoot Length in Prunus americana to Leaf-Galling by Mites." American Midland Naturalist 123.2 (1990): 408-413.