Bark salicylates and condensed tannins reduce vole browsing amongst cultivated dark-leaved willows (Salix myrsinifolia)

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Vole feeding amongst herbal willows that have a high concentration of salicylates in their bark and leaves, and may therefore be cultivated for use as raw material for herbal medicine was tested in the field and in laboratory conditions. Eight clones of dark-leaved willow (Salix myrsinifolia Salisb.) were cultivated for two years with six different methods… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00049-007-0385-9

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@article{Heiska2007BarkSA, title={Bark salicylates and condensed tannins reduce vole browsing amongst cultivated dark-leaved willows (Salix myrsinifolia)}, author={Susanne Heiska and Olli-Pekka Tikkanen and Matti Rousi and Riitta Julkunen-Tiitto}, journal={Chemoecology}, year={2007}, volume={17}, pages={245-253} }