News tagged with plant composition

Herbivore defence in ferns

(Phys.org)—Unlike flowering plants, bracken ferns do not release any odour signals to attract the enemies of their attackers for their own benefit.

dateNov 21, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Plants create water reserve in soil

It has long been known that roots alter the soil in their immediate vicinity, where other microorganisms live and the chemical composition is altered compared to that further away from the roots. An international ...

dateSep 15, 2011 in Ecology
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