Resource Details

Foliar herbivory and leaf traits of five native tree species in a young plantation of Central Panama

Literature: Journal Articles

Paul GS et al.

Contact Info

Corresponding Author:


  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
  • Center for Tropical Forest Science, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Tupper Building 401, Av. Roosevelt, Balboa, Republic of Panama


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Species Info

  • Anacardium excelsum
  • Dalbergia retusa
  • Pachira quinata
  • Tabebuia rosea
  • Terminalia amazonia


  • In this article researchers evaluated the levels of herbivory on five tree species native to Panama and compared that herbiory to a suite of chemical and physical leaf traits.
  • Overall they found that ....
  • also the found
  • The authors suggest that  (management implications)

Geographical Region

  • Southern Central America
  • Country

  • Panama
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