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First, Centaurea plants may have grown faster after they experienced herbivory and, thereby, reduced resources available for other species.
Cnicin, a defensive chemical in Centaurea species that has been found to deter herbivory (Landau et al.
Sugar release to the rhizosphere of plants, which increased for Centaurea when grazed by Trichoplusia, is an important and readily available source of energy for microorganisms (Ocampo and Azcon 1985).
However, the fact that herbivory on Centaurea showed significant negative indirect effects on Festuca, under two very different sets of experimental conditions, suggests that these general indirect effects are robust.
Many invasive plants, such as a number of Centaurea species, are rapidly replacing native communities, and some risk in the application of biocontrols may be warranted.
Phytotoxic properties of cnicin, a sesquiterpene lactone from Centaurea maculosa (spotted knapweed).
Influence of cnicin, a sesquiterpene lactone of Centaurea maculosa (Asteraceae), on specialist and generalist insect herbivores.
Allelopathic potential of diffuse knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) extracts.
Structural analysis of the phytophagous insect guilds associated with the roots of Centaurea maculosa Lam., C.
Agapeta zoegana (L.) (Lep.: Cochylidae), a suitable prospect for the biological control of spotted and diffuse knapweed, Centaurea maculosa Lam.