Friday, 9 August 2019

Pine trees send chemical warning to each other when pine beetles attack

Pine trees send chemical warning to each other when pine beetles attack

Lodgepole pines attacked by mountain pine beetles release volatile chemical compounds to warn related trees of the incoming threat, according to a new University of Alberta study. The study, published in Science of the Total Environment, is the first to establish above-ground tree-to-tree communication in pines by using chemical messages.

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