Table 1

Plant growth conditions that varied among experiments

Experiment

Time under short day conditions

Time under long day conditions

Amount of both fertilizers used [g/100 l soil]


1.1. General EBF emission

4 weeks

4 days

all high (100)

1.2. EBF emission under aphid infestation with different fertilizer treatments

3 1/2 - 4 weeks

3 - 5 days

low (12.5)/high (75)

2. Cost of EBF emission

4 weeks

until the end of experiment

low (12.5)/high (75)

3.1. Choice experiment

2 weeks

2 1/2 - 3 weeks

all high (75)

3.2. Aphid performance

4 weeks

3 days

all high (100)

3.3. Wing induction

4 - 4 1/2 weeks

4 - 10 days

all low (25)


Kunert et al. BMC Ecology 2010 10:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-10-23

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