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Name: Sarah B.
Status: other
Age: 50s
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Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2002


Question:
Several years ago I read that trees can send signal to other trees warning them of impending dangers . I do not know what form they use to send the warnings, danger could have meant pests, disease; I cannot find the article.


Replies:
Possibly helpful:

"Some insects are actually attracted to stressed trees by chemical signals (odors) released into the air by trees in response to stress."

http://www.fl-dof.com/Pubs/Insects_and_Diseases/injury_stress.htm

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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