What omnivores eat : direct e ects of induced plant resistance on herbivores and indirect consequences for diet selection by omnivores

@inproceedings{Agrawal2000WhatOE,
  title={What omnivores eat : direct e ects of induced plant resistance on herbivores and indirect consequences for diet selection by omnivores},
  author={Anurag A. Agrawal and Corinne N Klein},
  year={2000}
}
1. Omnivory, where an animal crosses trophic boundaries, is thought to be common in natural and managed communities. Foraging theory predicts that omnivores will balance their diet as a result of nutritional needs, food quality and availability of alternate foods. We investigated diet selection of the western ̄ower thrips [Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande)], a herbivore under some circumstances, and a predator under other circumstances. 2. We demonstrate that induced plant resistance can… CONTINUE READING