• Back off, bugs: Sweet potato cultivars use a specific odor to warn other plants of herbivores

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    A variety of sweet potato emits a specific odor that not only deters incoming pests - it also alerts neighboring plants of its kind to the presence of a threat. That's according to researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Germany and National Taiwan University, who examined a sweet potato cultivar...
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