Plant defenses

How does the young lupin plant protects itself from predators?
It produces poisonous chemicals in its leaves which are called alkaloids.
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How is the young lupin able to regulate the production of the poisonous chemicals that it produces?
It will regulate them by using the circadian rhythum.
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How do the poisonous chemical leaves protect the young lupin?
It will harm any insects that eat the leaves.
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Does the plant have to use a lot of materials to produce the chemical?
Yes.
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Is having certain chemicals able to stop the heart from beating?
Yes, certain chemicals can stop the heart from beating.
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What plant produces the medicine quinine?
It is produced from chinchoua trees.
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What plant produces the medicine asprin?
It is produced from willow trees.
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What was Louis Pasteur able to find out?
He as able to find out that some diseases can be stopped if you preserve food.
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What is the name given for micro organisms not to come into contact with certain things?
This process is called pasturisation.
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How is the young lupin able to regulate the production of the poisonous chemicals that it produces?

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It will regulate them by using the circadian rhythum.

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