cut grass smell?
clarosa at biocomp.unl.edu
Wed May 17 16:53:18 EST 2000
George Rutherford wrote:
> In article <rh-1505001524510001 at a6-curtis.ibls.gla.ac.uk>,
> rh at mblab.gla.ac.uk (Robert Hartley) wrote:
> > Hello all.
> > The gardeners are outside cutting the grass. What gives freshly cut grass
> > it's distinctive smell?
> Turpenes. I believe they are somewhat carcinogenic.
Everything produced by plants is carcinogenic.. Try holding your breath
will mowing the lawn.
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