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Plant Defenses with Dr. Kevin Kohl

Presented by Natural History Museum of Utah at Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City UT

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Apr 02 2014
Plant Defenses with Dr. Kevin Kohl

 Many of the plants we eat, such as cacao, broccoli, and coffee contain toxic, defensive chemicals that protect plants in nature. Through processing, cooking, and other methods we create edible food products that we consume.

Dr. Kevin Kohl is a researcher at the University of Utah studying how wild mammals cope with eating similar plant toxins. Please join Dr. Kohl as he discusses how humans and wild animals share remarkably similar solutions to dealing with these plant poisons. The program

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