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Study: Plants Communicate With Each Other Via Underground Fungi


Environment  (tags: plants, communication, fungi, science, study, interesting )

Giana
- 493 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A new study has demonstrated that plants can use an underground network of fungi to warn each other about incoming insect attacks.



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Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 3:58 pm
Thank you for the post! This quote from the article gives me a sense of wonder and awe: "...plants are able to send warnings of incoming aphids to other plants connected to their network. The plants then send out a chemical signal that repels aphids and attracts wasps, a natural aphid predator." (n, p, t)
 
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