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Correlations between physical and chemical defences in plants: tradeoffs, syndromes, or just many different ways to skin a herbivorous cat?

Moles, Angela T; Peco, Begona; Wallis, Ian; Foley, William; Poore, Alistair G B; Seabloom, Eric W.; Vesk, Peter A.; Bisigato, Alejandro J.; Cella-Pizarro, Lucrecia; Clark, Connie J.; Cohen, Philippe S.; Cornwell, William K.; Edwards, Will

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Most plant species have a range of traits that deter herbivores. However, understanding of how different defences are related to one another is surprisingly weak. Many authors argue that defence traits trade off against one another, while others argue that they form coordinated defence syndromes. We collected a dataset of unprecedented taxonomic and geographic scope (261 species spanning 80 families, from 75 sites across the globe) to investigate relationships among four chemical and six...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65288
Source: New Phytologist
DOI: 10.1111/nph.12116

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