The Effect of Water Limitation on Volatile Emission, Tree Defense Response, and Brood Success of Dendroctonus ponderosae in Two Pine Hosts, Lodgepole, and Jack Pine
Lusebrink, Inka; Erbilgin, Nadir; Evenden, Maya L.;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution,volume 4 (issn: 2296-701X)
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- Subject: range expansion | QH540-549.5 | tree defense. | Evolution | Ecology | drought | tree defense | host shift | Ecology and Evolution | mountain pine beetle | QH359-425mesheuropmc: food and beverages | animal structures | complex mixtures | fungi
The mountain pine beetle (MPB; Dendroctonus ponderosae) has recently expanded its range from lodgepole pine forest into the lodgepole × jack pine hybrid zone in central Alberta, within which it has attacked pure jack pine. This study tested the effects of water limitati... View more