2. The Dynamical Effects of Interactions between Inducible Plant Resistance and Food Limitation during Insect Outbreaks

  1. Pedro Barbosa2,
  2. Deborah K. Letourneau3 and
  3. Anurag A. Agrawal4,5
  1. Karen C. Abbott

Published Online: 29 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118295205.ch2

Insect Outbreaks Revisited

Insect Outbreaks Revisited

How to Cite

Abbott, K. C. (2012) The Dynamical Effects of Interactions between Inducible Plant Resistance and Food Limitation during Insect Outbreaks, in Insect Outbreaks Revisited (eds P. Barbosa, D. K. Letourneau and A. A. Agrawal), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118295205.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA

  2. 3

    Environmental Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA

  3. 4

    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA

  4. 5

    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337594

Online ISBN: 9781118295205

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Keywords:

  • insect outbreak dynamics, inducible plant resistance and food limitations;
  • inducible resistance and insect outbreaks;
  • spatial and temporal scale hierarchy;
  • plant–herbivore driving insect outbreaks, when and how;
  • inducible resistance and insect outbreaks;
  • food limitation and insect outbreaks;
  • individual- and population-level responses to food limitation;
  • plant quality, quantity effects on insect dynamics;
  • multiple drivers of outbreaks;
  • plant defenses, and effect on herbivore spatial spread

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Inducible resistance and insect outbreaks

  • Food limitation and insect outbreaks

  • Interactive effects of inducible resistance and food limitation

  • A note on multiple drivers of outbreaks

  • Future directions

  • Concluding remarks

  • References