Browse by Subject "herbivory"
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(2013-05-24)Damage caused by herbivores is a potentially strong selective agent of plant phenotypes, including selecting for many defensive traits, though not all plant-herbivore interactions are strictly negative for the plants. ...
Evaluation of additive and nonadditive genetic variation in elite maize germplasm for root, shoot, and ear characteristics (2012-06-27)For the hybrid seed corn industry, corn breeding and research in the public sector ideally would serve the role of identifying novel genes, alleles, and breeding procedures that have promising commercial applications. ...
(2012-02-06)To examine how the major elements of global change affect herbivory in agroecosystems, a multi-factorial experiment was conducted in which soybeans were grown at two levels of carbon dioxide and temperature, including those ...
Interactions between habitat and ungulate herbivory limit the spread of Ipomopsis aggregata (polemoniaceae) (2010-05-18)Both abiotic conditions and herbivores have been shown to limit the distribution of plants. This study investigates interactive effects of habitat quality and ungulate herbivory on the fitness of a monocarpic wildflower, ...