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The ecology and evolution of gall-forming insects.Author(s): Peter W. Price; William J. Mattson; Yuri N. Baranchikov
Source: General Technical Report NC-174. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThis international proceedings focuses on the biology, ecology, and evolution of gall-forming insects and their uniquely specialized relationships with their host plants. The individual contributions range in scope from detailed descriptive to profoundly theoretical, synthetic studies. One underlying theme of the proceedings is the important contribution of knowledge about gall-forming insects and their hosts to the development of robust, general principles about the ecology and evolution of plant-herbivore relationships.
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CitationPrice, Peter W.; Mattson, William J.; Baranchikov, Yuri N. 1994. The ecology and evolution of gall-forming insects. General Technical Report NC-174. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordshost plant resistance, tritrophic interactions, speciation, interspecies hybrids, plant stress, population dynamics, plant phenology, life history strategies, competition
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