Influence of alkaloids on feeding preference of eastern deciduous forest trees by the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar.

P. Barbosa, Vera A Krischik

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Abstract

Correlations between known feeding preference and plant allelochemicals indicate that alkaloids present in different tree species alter feeding preference of the highly polyphagous herbivore, Lymantria dispar. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-69
Number of pages17
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Volume130
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

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