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Linking Predation Risk, Herbivore Physiological Stress and Microbial Decomposition of Plant Litter
 

Linking Predation Risk, Herbivore Physiological Stress and Microbial Decomposition of Plant Litter

Article DOI: 10.3791/50061
March 12th, 2013

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Summary March 12th, 2013

We present methods to evaluate how predation risk can alter the chemical quality of herbivore prey by inducing dietary changes to meet demands of heightened stress, and how the decomposition of carcasses from these stressed herbivores slows subsequent plant litter decomposition by soil microbes.

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