Normally when a headline asks a stupid question the answer is 'no', but new research suggests a better answer is 'maybe'.
Tag - anti-herbivory defence
With all the hi-tech, whizzy methodology at our disposal nowadays you can be forgiven for thinking that we know all we need to know about plants. But, and I...
Kazuo Yamazaki and Simcha Lev-Yadun suggest reflect that the production of white trichomes by some plants might mimic arthropod silk.