Red leaves hide plants from insects: plants
Anthocyanins in leaves camouflage the plant from insects and make insects more vulnerable to predators by inhibiting the reflecting of green wavelengths.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Photovoltaics, camouflage materials, nutrient acquisition.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Photovoltaics, camouflage materials, nutrient acquisition.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Photovoltaics
Department of Biology, University of Patras