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Chambers, P., Sword, G., Angel., Behmer, S. and Bernays, E.A. 1996 Foraging by generalist grasshoppers: two different strategies. Animal Behaviour 52:155-165.
Geitzenouer, H. L. and Bernays, E. A. 1996 Plant effects on prey choice by a vespid wasp, Polistes arizonensis. Ecological Entomology 21: 227-234.
Bernays, E.A. and Minkenberg, O. 1997 Insect herbivores: different reasons for being a generalist. Ecology 78: 1157-1169.
Bernays, E.A. 1998. The value of being a resource specialist: behavioral support for a neural hypothesis. American Naturalist 151: 451-464
Bernays, E.A. and Chapman, R.F. 1998. Phenotypic plasticity in numbers of antennal chemoreceptors in a grasshopper: effects of food. Journal of Comparative Physiology 183: 69-76.
Bernays, E.A. and Funk, D. 1999 Specialists make faster decisions than generalists: experiments with aphids. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 266: 1-6.
Bernays, E.A. 1999 When host choice is a problem for a generalist herbivore: experiments with the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. Ecological Entomology 24: 260-267
Bernays, E.A., Oppenheim, S., Chapman, R.F., Kwon, H. and Gould, F. 2000. Taste sensitivity of insect herbivores to deterrents is greater in specialists than in generalists: a test of the hypothesis using two closely related caterpillars. Journal of Chemical Ecology 26:547-563.
Bernays, E.A., Chapman, R.F. and Singer, M.S. 2000. Sensitivity to chemically diverse phagostimulants in a single gustatory neuron of a polyphagous caterpillar. Journal of Comparative Physiology 186: 13-19.
Dukas, R. and Bernays, E.A. 2000 Learning improves growth in the grasshopper, Schistocerca americana. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 97: 2637-2640.
Glendinning, J.I., Nelson, N. and Bernays, E.A 2000 How do inositol and glucose modulate feeding in Manduca sexta caterpillars Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 1299-1316.
Bernays, E.A. and Chapman, R.F. 2000 A neurophysiological study of sensitivity to a feeding deterrent in two sister species of Heliothis with different diet breadths. Journal of Insect Physiology 46,905-912.
Bernays, E.A. 2001 Neural limitations of phytophagous Insects: implications for diet breadth and host affiliation. Annual Review of Entomology 46, 703-727.
Mira A. and Bernays EA 2002. Tradeoffs in host use by Manduca sexta: plant quality vs natural enemies. Oikos 7, 387-397.
Bernays, EA, Chapman, RF and Hartmann, T. 2002 A highly sensitive taste receptor cell for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in the lateral galeal sensillum of a polyphagous caterpillar, Estigmene acrea. J.Comp.Physiol.188,715-723.
Singer M.S., Bernays, E.A. and Carriere, Y. 2002 The interplay between nutrient balancing and toxin dilution in foraging by a generalist insect herbivore.. Anim.Behav 64, 629- 643.
Bernays, E.A., Chapman, R.F. & Hartmann, T. 2002 A taste receptor cell dedicated to the perception of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in two species of polyphagous arctiids. Physiol.Ent.27,312-321.