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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Identification and distribution of oviposition stimulants for monarch butterflies in hosts and nonhosts

Author(s): M. Haribal and J. A. A. Renwick

Month: May
Year: 1998

Journal: Journal of Chemical Ecology
Volume: 24
Issue: 5
Pages: 891-904

Article Topic(s): Chemistry,Wildlife
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Asclepias humistrata (Pinewoods milkweed), Asclepias tuberosa (Butterflyweed),

Abstract

Describes flavonol glycosides in Asclepias species and their role as oviposition stimulants for monarch butterflies. The flavonol glycosides are characterized by HPLC and compared among the species.

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M. Haribal and J. A. A. Renwick. "Identification and distribution of oviposition stimulants for monarch butterflies in hosts and nonhosts." Journal of Chemical Ecology 24.5 (1998): 891-904.

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ISSN: 0098-0331
DOI: 10.1023/A:1022377618562

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