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Scientists Prevent Whiteflies From Feeding By Confusing Them With A Variety Of Different Smells
There exists a phenomenon known as the “confusion effect,” which involves a human or an animal becoming confused or even disoriented when confronted with a plethora of different stimuli or information. The idea behind the confusion effect has been applied to whiteflies for pest control purposes, and it worked. Biologists at Newcastle University have attempted…Read More