Monoterpene Effect on Feeding Choice by Deer

  title={Monoterpene Effect on Feeding Choice by Deer},
  author={Gwena{\"e}l Vourc'h and Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky and Alice Labb{\'e} and Dimitri Rosolowski and J Martin and Herv{\'e} Fritz},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
A previous study showed that Sitka black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis) consumption was negatively correlated with monoterpene content in western redcedar (Thuja plicata). To test whether these monoterpenes were deterrent to Sitka black-tailed deer, we performed feeding choice experiments with four hydrocarbon (sabinene, myrcene, α-pinene, and… CONTINUE READING