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Title Plant resistance to herbivores and pathogens : ecology, evolution, and genetics / edited by Robert S. Fritz and Ellen L. Simms.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1992.

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 Moore Stacks  SB750 .P56 1992    Available  ---
Description ix, 590 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 451-565) and indexes.
Contents Ecological genetics of plant-phytophage interactions / Robert S. Fritz, Ellen L. Simms -- Resistance variation in natural and managed systems / George G. Kennedy, James D. Barbour -- Uses of quantitative genetics for studying the evolution of plant resistance / Simms, Mark D. Rausher -- Quantification of chemical coevolution / May R. Berenbaum, Arthur R. Zangerl -- Evolution of herbivore virulence to plant resistance: influence of variety mixtures / Lawrence R. Wilhoit -- Insect distribution patterns and the evolution of host use / Diana Pilson -- Plant variation and the evolution of phenotypic placticity in herbivore performance / Arthur E. Weis -- Diversity in plant pathogenic fungi as influenced by host characteristics / James V. Groth, Barbara J. Christ -- Plant variation: its effects on populations of herbivorous insects / Richard Karban.
The importance of deterrence: responses of grazing animals to plant variation / A. Joseph Pollard -- Community structure and species interactions of phytophagous insects on resistant and susceptible host plants / Fritz -- Effects of plant variation on herbivore-natural enemy interactions / J. Daniel Hare -- The selective impact of herbivores / Robert J. Marquis -- Evolution of disease resistance in natural plant populations / Helen M. Alexander -- Disease and plant population genetic structure / Matthew A. Parker -- Theory and pattern in plant defense allocation / Zangerl, Fahkri A. Bazzaz -- Costs of plant resistance to herbivory / Simms -- Toward community genetics / Janis Antonovics.
Subject Plants -- Disease and pest resistance.
Plants -- Disease and pest resistance -- Genetic aspects.
Herbivores -- Food.
Plant ecological genetics.
Coevolution.
Indexed Term Plants Diseases Resistance
Plants Pests Resistance
Added Author Fritz, Robert S.
Simms, Ellen Louise, 1955-
ISBN 0226265536 (alk. paper)
0226265544 (pbk) :