Plant defences on land and in water: why are they so different?

Abstract

BACKGROUND Plants (attached photosynthesizing organisms) are eaten by a wide variety of herbivorous animals. Despite a vast literature on plant defence, contrasting patterns of antiherbivore adaptation among marine, freshwater and land plants have been little noticed, documented or understood. SCOPE Here I show how the surrounding medium (water or air… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcw061

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@article{Vermeij2016PlantDO, title={Plant defences on land and in water: why are they so different?}, author={Geerat J Vermeij}, journal={Annals of botany}, year={2016}, volume={117 7}, pages={1099-109} }