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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 682474, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/682474
Research Article

The Influence of Host Plants on Herbivore Community Composition on Brassica Crops in Western Siberia

Department of Entomology and Biological Control, Novosibirsk State Agrarian University, Novosibirsk 630039, Russia

Received 27 March 2012; Accepted 23 April 2012

Academic Editors: S. Jansen and M. Kusano

Copyright © 2012 M. V. Shternshis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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