Plant Mimicry: ‘A Mesmerizing Maneuver’

Posted on August 11, 2020August 12, 2020Categories Microbiology and BiotechnologyTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Plant Mimicry: ‘A Mesmerizing Maneuver’

The kingdom of plants is full of mimics, which has been evolving some very unique and fascinating tactics to trick predators and competitors. ‘Plant mimicry’, the impressive outcomes of natural selection; is based on three protagonists, i.e., model, mimic and signal receiver. True mimicry involves the deception of a signal receiver which is unable to discriminate between the model and the mimic of a signal. The information on mimicry in plants is surprisingly scattered, largely sketchy and little known in … Continue reading “Plant Mimicry: ‘A Mesmerizing Maneuver’”