Plants can camouflage odours to avoid being eaten: study

Paris (AFP) June 18, 2020
Plants in dense tropical forests are able to mask their chemical scents in order to avoid being detected and eaten by insects – a key advantage in the “information arms race” between themselves and plant-eating herbivores, according to a new study. International researchers from Europe and North America examined 28 species of insects and 20 plant species in Chamela-Cuixmala, a tropical for
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