No evolution of reduced resistance and compensation for psyllid herbivory by the invasive Genista monspessulana


The evolution of redirecting resources from plant defense to growth or reproduction may explain why some exotic species are successful invaders in new environments. For example, the evolution of increased competitive ability hypothesis posits that escape from herbivores by invasive plants results in the selection of more vigorous genotypes that reduce their… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11258-015-0525-1


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