volume 166, issue 5, P428-438 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12681
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Hui Zhang, Géraldine Dubreuil, Nicolas Faivre, Petre Dobrev, Wilfried Kaiser, Elisabeth Huguet, Radomira Vankova, David Giron

Abstract: As phytohormones lie at the very core of molecular mechanisms controlling the plant physiology and development, they have long been hypothesized to be involved in insect-induced plant manipulations. Cytokinins (CKs) are phytohormones now widely recognized to be utilized by leaf-mining and gall-inducing insects in the control of the physiology of their host plant. In some leaf-mining moth species, larvae can supply the hormones themselves, bacterial symbionts contributing to the production of CKs. Our objectiv…

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