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Arsenic-Absorbing Fern May Soak Up Toxic Metal to Repel Hungry Bugs, UF Researchers Say


May 1, 2007

View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In the struggle for survival, plants are often at the mercy of hungry animals - but one fern has turned the tables by using poisonous arsenic to reduce its appeal, say University of Florida researchers. A UF ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bala Rathinasabapathi, Entomology And Nematology, John Capinera, Robert Boyd

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