What is the smell of fresh cut grass?

What is that iconic smell? The smell that screams spring and summer? The smell so distinct, and yet so mysterious. Why does freshly cut grass have that smell? Why is it so strong? Could it be chemistry?

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What is that iconic smell? The smell that screams spring and summer? The smell so distinct, and yet so mysterious. Why does freshly cut grass have that smell? Why is it so strong? Could it be chemistry?

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References from this episode
  1. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/329/5995/1075.full
  2. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/reactions/videos/2019/what-the-smell-of-freshly-cut-grass-really-means.html
  3. https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/14/9/17781/htm












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