Chewed-up plants tell hungry pests to keep looking – Futurity: Research News

Chewed-up plants tell hungry pests to keep looking
Futurity: Research News
When leaf beetle larvae eat goldenrod, the damaged plant emits a chemical message that lets the insect know that the plant is damaged and is a poor source of food. The airborne chemicals are also noticed by undamaged neighboring plants, warning them to …

    

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