Growth Inhibition of Dalmatian Toadflax , Linaria da / matiea ( L . ) Miller , in Response to Herbivory by the Biological Control Agent Meeinus janthinus Germar

@inproceedings{Schat2011GrowthIO,
  title={Growth Inhibition of Dalmatian Toadflax , Linaria da / matiea ( L . ) Miller , in Response to Herbivory by the Biological Control Agent Meeinus janthinus Germar},
  author={Marjolein Schat and Sharlene E. Sing and Robert K. D. Peterson and Fabi{\'a}n D. Menalled and David K Weaver},
  year={2011}
}
J. Entomol. Sci. 46(3): 232-246 (July 2011) Abstract Our study reports the results of field and garden experiments designed to quantitatively evaluate the impact of herbivory by a weed biological control agent, the stem-mining weevil Mecinus janthinus Germar, on the growth of its exotic host Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica (L.) Miller. Herbivory by M. janthinus under both natural and manipulated environmental conditions inhibited L. dalmatica growth. Reductions in stem length, biomass… CONTINUE READING

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