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Tritrophic interactions and trade-offs in herbivore fecundity on hybridising host plants

Author(s): M. V. Cattell and P. Stiling

Month: Jun
Year: 2004

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Ecological Entomology
Volume: 29
Issue: 3
Pages: 255-263

Article Topic(s): Genetics,Pollination,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy),

Abstract

The effect of plant hybridization on insect herbivory was studied in the hybrid complex of Borrichia frutescens, Borrichia arboreschens and Borrichia x cubana. Herbivore abundance and gall size varied by insect species, plant genotype and stem toughness.

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M. V. Cattell and P. Stiling. "Tritrophic interactions and trade-offs in herbivore fecundity on hybridising host plants." Ecological Entomology 29.3 (2004): 255-263.

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