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Garden tomatoes! Image credit: National Museum of Natural History.

Turning Tomato Plants’ Chemical Signal into Pest-Killer

“I may be under attack, but take some of this to protect yourself,” is an anthropomorphized way of looking at the interaction. When tomato plants are attacked by cutworms, the plants will release various kinds of substances that act like a chemical warning to the plants nearby, alerting them that the […]

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