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Plant defense, growth, and habitat: A comparative assessment of constitutive and induced resistance
Author(s): P. A. Van Zandt
Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Stress
Research Setting(s): Cedar Glades
Species Referenced: Salvia azurea (Pitcher sage),
AbstractCompares plant defenses using pairs of congeners from an abiotic stressful environment and a more productive environment. Except for Saliva lyrata and S. azurea, species from the stressful environment showed higher levels of plant defenses compared with species from productive environments.
Suggested CitationP. A. Van Zandt. "Plant defense, growth, and habitat: A comparative assessment of constitutive and induced resistance." Ecology 88.8 (2007): 1984-1993.