Herbivore Damage and Leaf Loss in the New Zealand Pepper Tree

@inproceedings{Wratten2004HerbivoreDA,
  title={Herbivore Damage and Leaf Loss in the New Zealand Pepper Tree},
  author={Stephen D Wratten and G{\'a}bor L L{\"o}vei and John Palmer and T Cilgi},
  year={2004}
}
New Zealand Journal of Ecology (1998) 22(2): 173-180 ©New Zealand Ecological Society suggested as a diagnostic feature of the plant (Beever, 1987). Although C. scriptaria feeds on some other host plants (Spiller and Wise, 1982) and kawakawa is host to a few other herbivore species (Spiller and Wise, 1982; Clare and Singh, 1988), kawakawa is the primary host plant of C. scriptaria larvae (Hudson, 1928) and this herbivore is its main grazer. This paper examines two processes by which the plant… CONTINUE READING
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