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- Fielding, Dennis J.; Conn, Jeffery S.
- Annals of the Entomological Society of America 2011 v.104 no.6 pp. 1303-1308
- Melanoplus, etc ; Crepis tectorum; Taraxacum officinale; biomass; cages; feeding preferences; flowers; forbs; grasses; grasshoppers; herbivores; invasive species; leaves; mature plants; seedlings; weeds; Alaska; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Crepis tectorum L., narrow leaf hawksbeard, first was collected in Alaska in 1974 and by 2004 was a common weed in agricultural fields. Introduction and establishment of a new plant species in a region represents a potential new resource for herbivores, as well as a new competitor for plant species already present. Objectives of this study were to determine the preference for C. tectorum, relative ...