Direct and ecological costs of resistance to herbivory

  title={Direct and ecological costs of resistance to herbivory},
  author={Sharon Y. Strauss and Jennifer A. Rudgers and Jennifer A. Lau and Rebecca E Irwin},
Sharon Y. Strauss* Jennifer A. Rudgers Jennifer A. Lau Rebecca E. Irwin Center for Population Biology, 2320 Storer Hall, One Shields Ave, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA. *e-mail: The principle of allocation, that organisms must partition limited resources among the processes of growth, reproduction and defense, has motivated most of the theory about the evolution of plant defenses against herbivores [1–4]. These theories hinge on the presence of COSTS OF… CONTINUE READING
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