Plant droplets serve as nutrient-rich food for insects

Torri Donley

Droplets, known as guttation, at the margins of a highbush blueberry leaf. Credit: Pablo Urbaneja-Bernat Small watery droplets on the edges of blueberry bush leaves are loaded with nutrients for many insects, including bees, wasps and flies, according to a Rutgers-led study, the first of its kind. The study, published […]