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- MULLER, KATHERINE E.; WAGENIUS, STUART
- Ecological entomology 2016 v.41 no.1 pp. 51-60
- Aphis (Aphididae), etc ; Echinacea angustifolia; field experimentation; herbivores; observational studies; perennials; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... 1. The impact of herbivores on plant fitness depends on multiple ecological mechanisms, including interactions between herbivore guilds. 2. This study assessed the effects of a specialist aphid (Aphis echinaceae) on performance and foliar herbivore damage of a long‐lived perennial plant (Echinacea angustifolia) native to the North American tallgrass prairie. A 2‐year field experiment manipulating ...