More Science » Scientific American Volume 306, Issue 5 Email Print See Inside What a Plant Smells Botanists are getting a whiff of the ways that plants smell one another. Some plants recognize injured neighbors by scent; others sniff out a meal By Daniel Chamovitz This is only a preview. Get the rest of this article now! Select an option below: Buy This Issue Customer Sign In *You must have purchased this issue or have a qualifying subscription to access this content It has been identified that the institution you are trying to access this article from has institutional site license access to Scientific American on nature.com. Click here to access this article in its entirety through site license access.