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How stressed-out plants produce their own aspirin

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2022-07-12

Plants protect themselves from environmental hazards like insects, drought and heat by producing salicylic acid, also known as aspirin. A new understanding of this process may help plants survive increasing stress caused by climate change.

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https://phys.org/news/2022-07-stressed-out-aspirin.html