wild tobacco

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Synonyms for wild tobacco

tobacco plant of South America and Mexico

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When a hornworm feeds on a wild tobacco plant, a touch of the nicotine diverts from the gut into the insect equivalent of a bloodstream and from there wafts out through small respiratory openings along the body.
Wild tobacco is native to the southwestern United States, Mexico, and parts of South America.
Results of research conducted to evaluate the performance of new herbicides Pndymtalyn showed that 93 percent of these herbicides are capable of pigweed, Wild tobacco farm destroyed [5].
This finding was made by scientist Ian Baldwin and colleagues by studying the pollination of a wild tobacco species living in the Southwestern United States.
But by now it's clear that wild tobacco is not the only plant with the capacity for memory, nor is caterpillar attack the only stress that produces such an effect.