Insect herbivory on an inland brackish wetland

@article{Foote2009InsectHO,
  title={Insect herbivory on an inland brackish wetland},
  author={A. Foote and J. Kadlec and B. Campbell},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={67-74}
}
Standing crop measurements were made in emergent wetland vegetation following acute herbivory by 2 species of leaf-chewing caterpillars,Cisseps fulvicula (Ctenucidae) andAcronicta leporina (Noctuidae). Significant weight differences were found between grazed and ungrazed stands of alkali bulrush, cattail, Olney’s bulrush, and saltgrass, respectively. The greatest absolute removal was 2050 kg/ha (43%) in cattail stands and the smallest was 783 kg/ha (47%) in Olney’s bulrush. Mincral conlent of… Expand

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