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Plant Resistance to Herbivores and Pathogens: Ecology, Evolution and Genetics

Edited By: RS Fritz and EL Simms

608 pages, 131 figs, 46 tabs

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Jun 1992 | #17429 | ISBN: 0226265544
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Hardback | Jun 1992 | #17430 | ISBN: 0226265536
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About this book

A comprehensive review of current knowledge and research into the ways in which plants develop sophisticated chemical and mechanical defences against organisms that prey on them.


Contents

Part 1. Analysis and Inheritance of Resistance Variation Chapters by George G. Kennedy and James D. Barbour; John A. Barrett; Ellen L. Simms and Mark A. Rausher; and Mary R. Berenbaum and Arthur R. Zangerl Part 2. Evolutionary Responses to Plant Resistance by Herbivores and Pathogens Chapters by Lawrence Wilhoit; Diana Pilson; Arthur E. Weis; and James Groth and Barbara Christ Part 3. Population and Community Responses to Plant Resistance Variation Chapters by Richard Karban; A. Joseph Pollard; Robert S. Fritz; and J. Daniel Hare Part 4. Evolution of Plant Resistance Robert J. Marquis; Helen M. Alexander; Matthew A. Parker; Arthur R. Zangeri and Fahkri A. Bazzaz; Ellen L. Simms; and Janis Antonovics References

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