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Impact of floral herbivory by Coleotechnites eryngiella Bottimer (Lepidoptera : Gelechiidae) on the reproductive output of Eryngium yuccifolium Michaux (Apiaceae): a test of the reserve ovary model

Author(s): C. A. Danderson, B. Molano-Flores and S. Raghu

Month: Aug
Year: 2008

Journal: Plant Ecology
Volume: 197
Issue: 2
Pages: 277-284

Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Pollination
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),

Abstract

A study was conducted to determine if Coleotechnites eryngiella damage to Eryngium yuccifolium inflorescences in early development is compensated for later on in flower development. Only early developing inflorescences were able to compensate for damage done to the primary inflorescence.

Suggested Citation

C. A. Danderson, B. Molano-Flores and S. Raghu. "Impact of floral herbivory by Coleotechnites eryngiella Bottimer (Lepidoptera : Gelechiidae) on the reproductive output of Eryngium yuccifolium Michaux (Apiaceae): a test of the reserve ovary model." Plant Ecology 197.2 (2008): 277-284.

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ISSN: 1385-0237
DOI: 10.1007/s11258-007-9377-7

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