S.O.S. vegetable

Recent research carried through for one has equipped of the Institute of Chemical EcologyMax Planck in Jena, in Germany, had shown that the plants emit aid signals when they are attacked. In the experience, tobacco plants, maize, tomatoe, cucumber, amongst other varieties, when being attacked by larvae, had emitted a mixture of volatile chemical components to attract predators of insects. The discovery of the olfativo alarm, beyond supplying importantíssimas information on as vegetables if defends, still can help the scientists to develop pesticides not-toxics, affirms Ian Baldwin and Andres Kessler, responsible for the study.

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