Genetic variation in defense chemistry in wild cabbages affects herbivores and their endoparasitoids

R. Gols, R. Wagenaar, T. Bukovinszky, N.M. van Dam, M. Dicke, J.M. Bullock, J.A. Harvey

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Abstract

Populations of wild Brassica oleracea L. grow naturally along the Atlantic coastlines of the United Kingdom and France. Over a very small spatial scale (i.e.,
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1616-1626
JournalEcology
Volume89
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • 4 trophic levels
  • brassica-oleracea
  • plant chemistry
  • glucosinolate concentrations
  • cotesia-congregata
  • high-mortality
  • oilseed rape
  • pieris-rapae
  • slow-growth
  • bottom-up

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