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The effects of abiotically induced changes in host plant quality (and morphology) on a salt marsh planthopper and its parasitoid
Author(s): D. C. Moon, A. M. Rossi and P. Stiling
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Ecological Entomology
Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Light,Fertilizer,Stress
Research Setting(s): Coastal,Wetland
Species Referenced: Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy),
AbstractAssesses the effects of shading and fertilization on the density of Pissonotus quadripustulatus, which feeds on Borrichia frutescens. Shading and fertilizer increased nitrogen levels in plant leaves and increased the density of P. quadripustulatus. Shading and fertilizer also increased the percentage of P. quadripustulatus eggs that were parasitized.
Suggested CitationD. C. Moon, A. M. Rossi and P. Stiling. "The effects of abiotically induced changes in host plant quality (and morphology) on a salt marsh planthopper and its parasitoid." Ecological Entomology 25.3 (2000): 325-331.