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On a global sca e, herbivores annuialy consume less than 17% of the total net
primary pl'od..lC'[lol'l by plants; [most of the rest 's eventually consumed by
detritivores). Thus, overall, herbivores represent orly a minor nuisance to plants.
The green world hypothesis proposes several factors that keep herbivores in
check: > Plants have defenses against herbivores. These defenses include
spines and noxious chemicals, such as those described in Chapter 39. ents, such
Even in a world of pent'ful green energy, the growth and reproduction of rrany
herbivores are limited by availability of essential nutrierits. Abiotic factors limit
herbivores. Unfavorable seasonal changes in temperature and moisture are ...
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