Latest Plant defense against herbivory Stories
Mariner Biomedical introduces Deter Exposure Defense SPF 35, a scientifically developed combination of broad spectrum mineral sunscreen, skin protectant and antioxidants to protect skin during
researchers determined that plants respond to the sounds that caterpillars make when eating plants and that the plants respond with more defenses.
Almost all herbivorous insects are specialized to feed on specific host plants and have adapted to their chemical defenses.
Grasshoppers may be small, but the damages they are causing to the US agriculture industry are anything but.
Some symbiotic bacteria living inside Colorado potato beetles can trick plants into reacting to a microbial attack rather than that of a chewing herbivore
Unlike flowering plants, bracken ferns do not release any odor signals to attract the enemies of their attackers for their own benefit.
To solve the acute, global problem of securing food resources for a continuously growing population, we must work constantly to increase the sustainability and effectiveness of modern agricultural techniques.
New microsite focuses on plant health information for growers Willoughby, OH (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 KeyPlex recently launched the all-new RobustPlants.org,
A new study by Rice University scientists reveals that plants can use the sense of touch to fight off fungal infections and insects.
Using virus vector-mediated RNAi enables scientists to rapidly study the function of insect genes.
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