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Attracting Or Repelling Insects Using Different Scents
2014-04-01 15:48:26

Flowering plants attract pollinating insects with scent from their flowers and bright colors. If they have become infested with herbivores like caterpillars, they attract beneficial insects like parasitic wasps with the help of scent signals from their leaves.

Plants Mimic Scent Of Pollinating Beetles
2012-04-04 03:33:16

The color and scent of flowers and their perception by pollinator insects are believed to have evolved in the course of mutual adaptation.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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