Phytochemical variation in treetops: causes and consequences for tree-insect herbivore interactions

@inproceedings{Lmke2018PhytochemicalVI,
  title={Phytochemical variation in treetops: causes and consequences for tree-insect herbivore interactions},
  author={J{\"o}rn S L{\"a}mke and Sybille B Unsicker},
  booktitle={Oecologia},
  year={2018}
}
The interaction of plants and their herbivorous opponents has shaped the evolution of an intricate network of defences and counter-defences for millions of years. The result is an astounding diversity of phytochemicals and plant strategies to fight and survive. Trees are specifically challenged to resist the plethora of abiotic and biotic stresses due to… CONTINUE READING