Unformatted text preview: • In an intricate symbiosis, the Acacia tree feeds and hosts ants, which protect the tree from potential predators and competitors. If a pest (or a clothes pin) touches the tree, the ants swarm to deter it or destroy it. • Beans injured by predators secrete a volatile chemical that is detected by adjacent plants, which activate signal transduction pathways leading to the synthesis of defense molecules....
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- Fall '09
- Plants, Wasp, wasp larvae feed