Models explaining variation in chemical defence between plants Herbivores inhabiting quite diverse ecosystems feed heavily on tissues of inherently fast-growing species in productive environments (fertile soils) (Figure 1). On the other hand, feeding is slow in regard to the tissues of inherently slow-growing species inhabiting unproductive environments (infertile soils). A limited capacity to acquire resources
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Seppo Kellomäki, Pekka Niemelä, Heli Peltola, Veikko Koski and Pertti Pulkkinen
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