Root herbivores, pathogenic fungi, and competition between Centaurea maculosa and Festuca idahoensis

@article{Ridenour2004RootHP,
  title={Root herbivores, pathogenic fungi, and competition between Centaurea maculosa and Festuca idahoensis},
  author={Wendy L. Ridenour and Ragan Morrison Callaway},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={169},
  pages={161-170}
}
We used a common garden experiment to evaluate the isolated and combined effects of a biocontrol agent, the insect (Agapeta zoegana, Lepidoptera), and a native North American fungal pathogen (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) on competition between the noxious weed Centaurea maculosa and the native Festuca idahoensis. In 0.5-m2 plots with 24 plants per plot… CONTINUE READING