A herbivore tag-and-trace system reveals contact- and density-dependent repellence of a root toxin

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Bont, Zoe; Arce, Carla; Huber, Meret; Huang, Wei; Mestrot, Adrien; Sturrock, Craig; Erb, Matthais;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10886-017-0830-3
  • Subject: Foraging, Imaging, Melolontha melolontha, Root herbivore, Tag-and-trace, Taraxacum officinale

Foraging behavior of root feeding organisms strongly affects plant-environment-interactions and ecosystem processes. However, the impact of plant chemistry on root herbivore movement in the soil is poorly understood. Here, we apply a simple technique to trace the moveme... View more
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