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Insect Herbivory of Ovules and Seeds in Native and Restored Prairies

Author(s): B. Molano-Flores

Month: Mar
Year: 2009

Journal: Restoration Ecology
Volume: 17
Issue: 2
Pages: 187-191

Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Restoration,Seed collecting,Seed increase
Research Setting(s): Tallgrass prairie,Prairie

Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),

Abstract

Investigates 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 Citation

B. Molano-Flores. "Insect Herbivory of Ovules and Seeds in Native and Restored Prairies." Restoration Ecology 17.2 (2009): 187-191.

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