Sharpshooter love

Many insects use chemical cues, pheromones, to locate mates. For some species, including sharpshooters, they instead primarily use sound. Specifically, vibrations transmitted through the plant. The following video shows a nice overview of how it works for sharpshooters, and how it might eventually….maybe….be hijacked to control their reproduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFA614SEDMQ

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