Fatty Acid Composition of Novel Host Jack Pine Do Not Prevent Host Acceptance and Colonization by the Invasive Mountain Pine Beetle and Its Symbiotic Fungus.

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Guncha Ishangulyyeva; Ahmed Najar; Jonathan M Curtis; Nadir Erbilgin;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5008764, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162046
  • Subject: Lipids | Research Article | Poplars | Larvae | Trees | Plants | Pines | Animals | Metamorphosis | Biology and Life Sciences | Fatty Acids | Developmental Biology | Arthropoda | Beetles | Medicine | Insects | Q | R | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms | Invertebrates
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | animal structures | complex mixtures | fungi

Fatty acids are major components of plant lipids and can affect growth and development of insect herbivores. Despite a large literature examining the roles of fatty acids in conifers, relatively few studies have tested the effects of fatty acids on insect herbivores and... View more
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