Why does grass smell when it's cut?

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Date created: Sat, Sep 25, 2021 9:56 AM
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Chemically speaking, that classic lawn smell is an airborne mix of carbon-based compounds called green leaf volatiles, or GLVs… Plants often release these molecules when damaged by insects, infections or mechanical forces — like a lawn mower.

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