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DOI:10.1016/S0167-8809(03)00037-9
Web URL(s):http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880903000379
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Author(s):Conover, Michael R.
Author Affiliation:Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Jack H. Berryman Institute, Utah State University, Logan, UT
Title:Impacts of the consumption of endophyte-infected perennial ryegrass by meadow voles
Source:Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment. Vol. 97, No. 1-3, July 2003, p. 199-203.
# of Pages:5
Publishing Information:Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Animal pest control; Endophyte-infected plants; Evaluations; Lolium perenne; Neotyphodium lolii; Voles
Abstract/Contents:"Throughout the world, millions of hectares of perennial ryegrass lawns and pastures are infected with the endophytic fungus, Neotyphodium lolii. The effect these infected grasses may have on wildlife was investigated using meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus. Consumption of infected ryegrass did not affect weight gain of captive female voles but reduced it in males. Reproductive and mortality rates of meadow voles were similar regardless of diet. In field tests, vole abundance in plots of infected ryegrass were only slightly lower than in plots of uninfected ryegrass. In infected plots, fewer apple trees were gnawed by voles than in uninfected plots suggesting that problems caused by voles may be reduced by planting infected perennial ryegrass at sites where they are causing damage."
Language:English
References:24
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Conover, M. R. 2003. Impacts of the consumption of endophyte-infected perennial ryegrass by meadow voles. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 97(1-3):p. 199-203.
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DOI: 10.1016/S0167-8809(03)00037-9
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    Last checked: 10/15/2014
    Access conditions: Item is within a limited-access website
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