Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 30, 2022

Conifer communication is complex and can be altered by air pollution 

ScienceDaily  reports

Conifers are dominant tree species in boreal forests, but they are susceptible to attack by bark beetles.A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that upon attack by bark-feeding weevils, conifers release substantial quantities of volatile organic compounds that provide important cues to neighbouring seedlings.

Read more at  Conifer communication is complex and can be altered by air pollution — ScienceDaily


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