Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Meridic Diet

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_4553

A diet that contains a chemically defined (holidic base), but which also contains one or a few poorly defined substances (e.g., leaf extracts). (contrast with holidic and oligidic diet).

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