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Making Its Predators Tremble: Multiple Defenses Act Synergistically in Aspen

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avatar Making Its Predators Tremble: Multiple Defenses Act Synergistically in Aspen
April 26, 2010 02:21AM
ScienceDaily (Apr. 26, 2010) — If plants did not defend themselves in some way, they would certainly be gobbled up by a whole suite of voracious predators ranging from little insects to large mammalian herbivores. Indeed, not only do plants defend themselves, they typically have more than one kind of defense. When a plant has several options, how does it choose? Does it allocate multiple defenses to the same tissues or defend different tissues in different ways?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/04/100423204746.htm
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