Host Plant Specialization Governed by Facultative Symbiont

@article{Tsuchida2004HostPS,
  title={Host Plant Specialization Governed by Facultative Symbiont},
  author={T. Tsuchida and R. Koga and T. Fukatsu},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={303},
  pages={1989 - 1989}
}
  • T. Tsuchida, R. Koga, T. Fukatsu
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
  • In North America and Europe, the pea aphid ( Acyrthosiphon pisum ) encompasses ecologically and genetically distinct host races, offering a model system for studies on sympatric speciation ([ 1 ][1], [ 2 ][2]). One host race lives on red clover ( Trifolium pratense ) and cannot produce offspring on 
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