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Induced plant resistance to herbivory

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Published by Springer in [Berlin] .
Written in English


  • Plants -- Insect resistance,
  • Plant defenses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Andreas Schaller.
ContributionsSchaller, Andreas.
LC ClassificationsSB933.2 .I43 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 462 p. :
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17072287M
ISBN 101402081812
ISBN 109781402081811
LC Control Number2007941936

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Induced Plant Resistance to Herbivory This timely book provides an overview of the anatomical, chemical, and developmental features contributing to plant defense, with an emphasis on plant responses that are induced by wounding or herbivore attack. The book first introduces general concepts of direct and indirect defenses, followed by a focused. sponse to herbivory. In fact, many of this book’s chapters focus on herbivore-induced responses including the results of transcriptome analyses, and how they relate to plant defense. At this point, a cautionary note is required: Inducibility of a certain gene (or any given trait) is per se not sufficient evidence for a function in resistance. Get this from a library! Induced plant resistance to herbivory. [Andreas Schaller;] -- Flowering plants dominate much of the Earth's surface and yet, as sessile organisms, they must constantly resist attack by numerous voracious herbivores. Survival in the face of an abundance of. Induced resistances can be classified as induced direct resistance, that directly affect the herbivore biology (Schaller, ) and induced indirect resistance, which affects herbivores by Author: Andreas Schaller.

The book Induced Responses to Herbivory, Plants face a daunting array of creatures that eat them, bore into them, and otherwise use virtually every plant part for food, shelter, or both. Induced Defense and the Evolution of Induced Resistance 6: Using Induced Resistance in Agriculture References. Systems of induced resistance for both vertebrates and invertebrates possess a memory; individuals that are attacked by a particular pathogen are able to respond more quickly and more effectively the second time they encounter that pathogen. Many plants have been found to be more induced by repeated herbivory than by a single bout of herbivory. Agrawal AA () Induced responses to herbivory in wild radish: effects on several herbivores and plant fitness. Ecology – Google Scholar Agrawal AA () Specificity of induced resistance in wild radish: causes and consequences for two specialist and two generalist caterpillars. 1 Abstract 2 Induced Resistance in plants in response to herbivory has been both theorized and experi- 3 mentally veri ed to a ect the spatial distribution of herbivores. However, there has never 4 been a theoretical or experimental consensus on whether induced resistance causes increased 5 herbivore aggregation or increased evenness, as both have been experimentally documented.

Induced Plant Resistance to Herbivory Flowering plants dominate much of the Earth's surface and yet, as sessile organisms, they must constantly resist attack by numerous voracious herbivores. Survival in the face of an abundance of insect predators relies on sophisticated resistance systems allow-ing plants to escape from herbivory in time or.   Inbreeding in horsenettle causes significant reduction in the plant’s induced defense responses and resistance to herbivory [67–69]. The predilection for inbred plants exhibited by insects suggests that they are gaining fitness benefits by choosing inbred host plants, regulated by insect herbivore growth, oviposition, and flight capacity. Induced responses to herbivory. When plants are damaged by herbivores, they change in many ways and some of these ‘induced responses’ provide ‘induced resistance’ to subsequent exploitation by herbivores (Karban & Myers, ). While induced resistance has been found to be ubiquitous, ‘induced defences’, which increase plant fitness. Natural selection from herbivory has prompted plants to evolve a wide array of resistance traits to reduce losses from herbivory. Plants avoid herbivory by hiding, building structural barriers.