Natures wonders:plants smell danger (Introduction)

by David Turell @, Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 16:07 (2493 days ago) @ David Turell

Plants can detect when an insect is going to injure them:

"The researchers found that females were significantly less likely to lay eggs on plants exposed to the male emission and about four times more likely to lay eggs on plants in a control group that were not exposed to this odor cue."

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121217140747.htm


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