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How a Molecular “Alarm” System in Plants Protects Them from Predators

By | Agriculture, Fruits and Vegetables, JSPB, News, Plant Science

Some plants, like soybean, are known to possess an innate defense machinery that helps them develop resistance against insects trying to feed on them. However, exactly how these plants recognize signals from insects has been unknown until now. Scientists uncover how oral secretions of the cotton leaf worm trigger defense responses in a plant.

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