Altered genotypic and phenotypic frequencies of aphid populations under enriched CO2 and O3 atmospheres
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Global Change Biology. 11: 1-7.
Environmental change is anticipated to negatively affect both plant and animal populations. As abiotic factors rapidly change habitat suitability, projections range from altered genetic diversity to wide-spread species loss. Here, we assess the degree to which changes in atmospheric composition associated with environmental change will influence not only the abundance, but also the genotypic/phenotypic diversity, of herbivore populations.
Keywordsair pollution; carbon dioxide; climate change; plasticity; polymorphism; polyphenism; ozone
Mondor, Edward B.; Tremblay, Michelle N.; Awmack, Caroline S.; Lindroth, Richard L. 2005. Altered genotypic and phenotypic frequencies of aphid populations under enriched CO2 and O3 atmospheres. Global Change Biology. 11: 1-7.