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Cascading effects of defensive endosymbionts

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Defensive endosymbionts are now understood to be widespread among insects, targeting many different threats, including predators, parasites and disease. The effects on natural enemies can be significant, resulting in dramatic changes in the outcome of interactions between insects and their attackers. Evidence is now emerging from laboratory and field work that defensive symbionts can have important effects on the surrounding insect community, as well as on vulnerable enemy species; for exampl...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.cois.2018.10.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Current Opinion in Insect Science More from this journal
Volume:
32
Pages:
42-46
Publication date:
2018-10-19
Acceptance date:
2018-10-22
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EISSN:
2214-5745
ISSN:
2214-5753
Pubs id:
pubs:936013
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uuid:f7a4030f-25a9-4984-97f2-cedc77563444
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pubs:936013
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936013
Deposit date:
2018-11-01

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