Study finds that plants can 'sense' predators and defend themselves Add to ...


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Scientists at the University of Missouri discover that the mustard plant can discern the sound waves predators make when feeding and defend themselves by creating a chemical repellant. They hope the research will lead to better methods of protecting crops from insects without the need for chemical pesticides

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