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Insect Herbivory of Ovules and Seeds in Native and Restored Prairies
Author(s): B. Molano-Flores
Journal: Restoration Ecology
Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Restoration,Seed collecting,Seed increase
Research Setting(s): Tallgrass prairie,Prairie
Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),
AbstractInvestigates the effects of herbivory by the moth Coleotechnites eryngiella on Eryngium yuccifolium populations in restored prairies. No differences in herbivory were found between native and restored prairies. However, the percent seed set varied significantly from year to year.
Suggested CitationB. Molano-Flores. "Insect Herbivory of Ovules and Seeds in Native and Restored Prairies." Restoration Ecology 17.2 (2009): 187-191.