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Description: “Honeydew”

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date: 2014-07-08


Honeydew

A sticky, often sweetish liquid excreted by sucking insects (e.g. Aphidoidea, Coccidae and Aleyrodidae), on which dark sootymold fungi settle. Besides sugars, it may also contain free amino acids, proteins, fats and minerals.