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April 11 2013

Ozone Overdose Confuses Pollinators


Ozone isn't just bad for your lungs, it also gets in the way of insects finding their favorite food, say researchers. Ozone, because it reacts readily with aromatic compounds put out by plants, interferes with the come-hither call of the plants to insects.

“The insects need a threshold amount of gas released by the flower,” said Jose Fuentes of Penn State University. That threshold is pretty low, only about six molecules, for the beetles to detect the plant odor.

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