volume 166, issue 6, P452-459 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12676
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He-He Cao, Jun Wu, Zhan-Feng Zhang, Tong-Xian Liu

Abstract: Abstract Aphids mainly feed on the phloem sap of host plants and their performance is determined by nutrients and defensive metabolites in their diet. Plant leaves are connected with each other by phloem bundles and thus plant resistance to aphids may require the leaves be intact. Excised plant tissues usually have different resistance levels to aphids compared with intact plants; however, the underlying mechanism remains unknown. In this study, we found that the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (He…

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