Generations of Insect Attacks Drive Plants to “Talk” Publicly
Generations of Insect Attacks Drive Plants to “Talk” Publicly
Goldenrods that evolved in the presence of herbivores release volatile chemicals that trigger defenses in neighboring plants of their species, even those that are genetically unrelated.
Generations of Insect Attacks Drive Plants to “Talk” Publicly
Generations of Insect Attacks Drive Plants to “Talk” Publicly

Goldenrods that evolved in the presence of herbivores release volatile chemicals that trigger defenses in neighboring plants of their species, even those that are genetically unrelated.

Goldenrods that evolved in the presence of herbivores release volatile chemicals that trigger defenses in neighboring plants of their species, even those that are genetically unrelated.

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