Image of the Day: Attendance Record

Researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, have discovered that insects leave tiny DNA traces on the flowers they visit. This newly developed eDNA method holds a vast potential for documenting unknown insect-plant interactions, keeping track of endangered pollinators, such as wild bees and butterflies, as well as in the management of unwanted pest species.

Image of the Day: Attendance Record

Genetic material left behind on flowers can reveal which insects have visited.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from The Scientist

DNA traces on wild flowers reveal insect visitors

Researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, have discovered that insects leave tiny DNA traces on the flowers they visit. This newly developed eDNA method holds a vast potential for documenting ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Phys.org

DNA traces on wild flowers reveal insect visitors, Fri 8 Feb 19 from Eurekalert

Insects leave tiny traces of DNA on the flowers they visit

Scientists have developed new tools for identifying the tiny traces of DNA on flower petals left behind by insect visitors.

Fri 8 Feb 19 from UPI

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