Stabilization of Aphid Populations by an Aphid Induced Plant Factor

Article metrics

Abstract

MANY tree dwelling aphids such as the sycamore aphid, Drepanosiphum platanoides (Schrk.), feed on the phloem sap of leaves and are restricted to one host plant. If therefore the aphids affect the metabolism of the leaves of deciduous trees while they are still developing in the spring, this may subsequently affect later generations of aphids.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1

    Dixon, A. F. G., Animal Populations in Relation to their Food Resources, 271 (Blackwell, Oxford, 1970).

  2. 2

    Dixon, A. F. G., J. Appl. Ecol., 7 (1970) (in the press).

Download references

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

DIXON, A. Stabilization of Aphid Populations by an Aphid Induced Plant Factor. Nature 227, 1368–1369 (1970) doi:10.1038/2271368a0

Download citation

Further reading

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.