February 4, 2013

News on plant noses

You can still wear Chanel No. 5 in the garden—but if you spritz on Essence of Fruit Fly you’ll scare the pants off your plants. We knew plants could smell each other. Now Penn State says goldenrod can smell a male fruit fly and go into self-defense mode.

American Profile—-The Super Bowl was played on fake grass, so why did they need 30 “turf specialists”?



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