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Science 305 (5684): 618-619

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ECOLOGY:
Enhanced: Ecogenomics Benefits Community Ecology

Marcel Dicke, Joop J. A. van Loon, Peter W. de Jong

Ecologists are discovering that molecular biologists have lots of fun tools that they can use to dissect ecosystem dynamics and species interactions within communities. In their Perspective, Dicke and colleagues discuss an elegant field study (Kessler et al.) that uses ecogenomics to elucidate the interactions between native tobacco plants and their natural insect predators.


The authors are in the Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Post Office Box 8031, NL-6700 EH Wageningen, Netherlands. E-mail: marcel.dicke{at}wur.nl


THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN CITED BY OTHER ARTICLES:
Ecological Genomics of Plant-Insect Interactions: From Gene to Community.
S.-J. Zheng and M. Dicke (2008)
Plant Physiology 146, 812-817
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