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Research has shown that plants might chemically change their environment.

The roots of certain plants release many chemicals. Some chemicals...

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Research has shown that plants might chemically change their environment.

The roots of certain plants release many chemicals.
Some chemicals made by plants can kill nearby plants or discourage herbivores from eating them.
Other plant chemicals kill plant pathogens such as bacteria and fungi.
Predict one way the carnivores in the area could be affected by the production of protective chemicals by plants.
Support your answer.

Answer

Well if the plants are releasing chemicals that could discourage herbivores to eat them then the herbivores wont have nothing to to eat which will cause them to starve and possibly die.
if the herbivores die then the carnivores wont have nothing to eat either which might cause them to die off too

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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