By Paul Feeny (auth.), James W. Wallace, Richard L. Mansell (eds.)
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Although different species of green plants may not differ much in their qualitative content of nutrients required by insects, they may differ in a quantitative sense. The importance of dietary proportions of required nutrients may be greater than their absolute quantities 85-87,117,196. The pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, was shown to be more successful in colonizing pea plants having a high content of free amino acids than those containing lower concentrations 4 ,5. The fecundity of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata 44 STANLEY D.
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Biochemical Interaction Between Plants and Insects by Paul Feeny (auth.), James W. Wallace, Richard L. Mansell (eds.)