Root Feeders: An Ecosystem Perspective

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Interactions between plants and herbivores can have a significant effect on plant growth and development, and ultimately, on a plant's economic value. Research has traditionally focused on aboveground herbivores, despite the considerable role that belowground herbivory by both vertebrates and invertebrates can play within a range of ecosystem processes. Root feeders have been classified as agricultural pests but can also be used as biological control agents against invasive species and can affect community dynamics of ...

Root Feeders: An Ecosystem Perspective 2008, CABI Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781845934613

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