Chemical ecology : talking in nature's language

Olsson, Shannon (2016) Chemical ecology : talking in nature's language. i wonder.... pp. 13-17. ISSN 2582-1636

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Our planet is made of chemistry. All life, from microbes to plants to animals, uses chemicals to communicate with their world. Chemical cues allow us to communicate with the largest elephants and the smallest bacteria; and can be used to protect crops from pests, identify novel pharmaceuticals, or prevent the spread of disease. In this article, the author examines the role of chemical interactions between living organisms and their environment.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Olsson, Shannon
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Science, Science education, Ecology, Chemical communication, Organisms
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Life sciences; biology > Ecology
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i wonder...
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