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dc.contributor.authorBelliure, Belén
dc.contributor.authorJanssen, Arne
dc.contributor.authorMaris, P. C.
dc.contributor.authorPeters, D.
dc.contributor.authorSabelis, Maurice W.
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-01T10:11:03Z
dc.date.available2017-06-01T10:11:03Z
dc.date.issued2005
dc.identifier.citationBelliure, B., Janssen, A., Maris, P. C., Peters, D., Sabelis, M. W. (2005). Herbivore arthropods benefit from vectoring plant viruses. Ecology Letters, 8(1), 70-79.
dc.identifier.issn1461-023X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11939/4805
dc.description.abstractPlants infected with pathogens often attract the pathogens’ vectors, but it is not clear if this is advantageous to the vectors. We therefore quantified the direct and indirect (through the host plant) effects of a pathogen on its vector. A positive direct effect of the plant‐pathogenic Tomato spotted wilt virus on its thrips vector (Frankliniella occidentalis) was found, but the main effect was indirect; juvenile survival and developmental rate of thrips was lower on pepper plants that were damaged by virus‐free thrips than on unattacked plants, but such negative effects were absent on plants that were damaged and inoculated by infected thrips or were mechanically inoculated with the virus. Hence, potential vectors benefit from attacking plants with virus because virus‐infected plants are of higher quality for the vector's offspring. We propose that plant pathogens in general have evolved mechanisms to overcome plant defences against their vectors, thus promoting pathogen spread.
dc.language.isoen
dc.titleHerbivore arthropods benefit from vectoring plant viruses
dc.typearticle
dc.authorAddressInstituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Carretera CV-315, Km. 10’7, 46113 Moncada (Valencia), Españaes
dc.date.issuedFreeFormJAN 2005
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Protección Vegetal y Biotecnología
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1461-0248.2004.00699.x
dc.journal.abbreviatedTitleEcol.Lett.
dc.journal.issueNumber1
dc.journal.titleEcology Letters
dc.journal.volumeNumber8
dc.page.final79
dc.page.initial70
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccess
dc.source.typeImpreso


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