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Why do flowering plants produce a chemical?
to attract insects, so that when they are drinking the nectar the pollen latches onto them and when the insect leaves it carries the pollen with it, pollinating the flowers.
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How does the mutalistic relationship between an insect and flower help both species to survive?
The flower gets pollinated, and the insect gets the nectar.
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How do some plants protect themself through chemicals in their roots?
They release chemicals from their roots to kill any surrounding plants roots which may compete for resources such as; nutrients and water.
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How do some plants warn other plants about predators?
When one plant is being eaten, it releases a chemical to warn surrounding plants about it to get ready and protect themselves so that the animal wouldnt want to eat the surrounding plants.
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How do some plants attract pollinators?
They release a chemical to attract insects to them, the insect feeds of the nectar whilst spreading the pollen whilst flying.
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How do some plants attract insect predators?
When some plants are getting eaten by insects, they relase a chemical which attracts the predator to that insect, the predator eats the insect but not the plant.
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How does the mutalistic relationship between an insect and flower help both species to survive?

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The flower gets pollinated, and the insect gets the nectar.

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How do some plants protect themself through chemicals in their roots?

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How do some plants warn other plants about predators?

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How do some plants attract pollinators?

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