volume 166, issue 5, P412-419 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12678
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Jucelaine Haas, Everton Ricardi Lozano, Kimiyo Shimomura Haida, Sérgio Miguel Mazaro, Edgar de Souza Vismara, Guy M. Poppy

Abstract: Induced defence allows plants to manage energy reserves more efficiently by synthesizing defence compounds only when needed. A risk of induced defence is that when plants are challenged by herbivores, they may suffer considerable damage before the defence is mounted. Priming can cause a state of readiness for the induction of the defence response, leading to a reduction in the damage received in an energy-efficient and less costly manner. Our objective was to verify whether seed coating with jasmonic acid (JA…

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