Phenylphenalenones accumulate in plant tissues of two banana cultivars in response to herbivory by the banana weevil and banana stem weevil

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Hölscher, D. ; Buerkert, A. ; Schneider, B. (2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: volume 5, issue 3 (issn: 2223-7747, eissn: 2223-7747)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5039742, doi: 10.3390/plants5030034
  • Subject: 2-methoxy-4-phenylphenalen-1-one | Odoiporus longicollis | phenylphenalenones | Cosmopolites sordidus | Musaceae | Botany | QK1-989 | Article

Phenylphenalenone-type compounds accumulated in the tissues of two banana cultivars—Musa acuminata cv. “Grande Naine” (AAA) and Musa acuminata × balbisiana Colla cv. “Bluggoe” (ABB)—when these were fed on by the banana weevil (Cosmopolites sordidus (Germ.) (Coleoptera: ... View more
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