Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Foliar quality of co-occurring mallee eucalypts: balance of primary and secondary metabolites reflects past growing conditions

Steinbauer, Martin J.; Wallis, Ian; Davies, Noel W.; Watson, Simon J.

Description

Foliar quality for herbivores is determined by the balance of primary and secondary metabolites which is dependent on leaf age which in turn is determined by the periodicity of flushing and the rate of abscission. We conducted a 10-month longitudinal study in northeastern Victoria, Australia, of the quality of fully expanded leaves of Eucalyptus gracilis, E. socialis, E. dumosa and E. incrassata. We measured N and available N (AvailN) as well as sideroxylonals and other formylated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68029
Source: Chemoecology
DOI: 10.1007/s00049-015-0187-4

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Steinbauer_Foliar_quality_of_co-occurring_2015.pdf918.52 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
02_Steinbauer_Foliar_quality_of_co-occurring_2015.pdf918.52 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator