Humidity emanating from a flower tells a moth if there’s enough nectar to warrant a visit, researchers have discovered.
“Traditionally, most research on plant-pollinator interactions has focused on static cues like floral scent, color or shape,” University of Arizona entomologist Martin von Arx says.
“All this time, evaporation from nectar was right under our noses, but few people ever looked.
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