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Recorded damage to Inga by insect herbivores separated by site and tyrosine expression

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posted on 01.06.2019 by Phyllis D. Coley, Abrianna J. Soule
Herbivore damage to expanding leaves for species with and without tyrosine overexpression. Species that contained tyrosine-derivatives in addition to free tyrosine were included in the tyrosine-plus category. Data are from French Guiana (FG), Brazil (B), Peru (Pe) and Ecuador (E). Panama is excluded from the analysis as only one species contained tyrosine. An ANOVA exploring the effect of tyrosine status (T+ or T-) on herbivory showed lower damage for species without tyrosine (p < 0.001).

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820923

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http://hdl.handle.net/10255/dryad.213171

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South America, Amazon, Ecuador, Brazil, French Guiana, Peru

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Inga (Fabacae), Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Noctuidae, Gelechioidea

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