Maize landraces recruit egg and larval parasitoids in response to egg deposition by a herbivore.


Natural enemies respond to herbivore-induced plant volatiles (HIPVs), but an often overlooked aspect is that there may be genotypic variation in these 'indirect' plant defence traits within plant species. We found that egg deposition by stemborer moths (Chilo partellus) on maize landrace varieties caused emission of HIPVs that attract parasitic wasps… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01674.x


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