Turnabout is fair play: Secondary roles for primary compounds

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Chemically based resistance of plants to herbivorous insects is today essentially synonymous with allelochemically based resistance; the importance of plant secondary compounds in determining patterns of host-plant utilization has been established in a wide variety of insect-plant interactions. In contrast, primary metabolites, those involved in fundamental… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02033799

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@article{Berenbaum1995TurnaboutIF, title={Turnabout is fair play: Secondary roles for primary compounds}, author={May R Berenbaum}, journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology}, year={1995}, volume={21}, pages={925-940} }