General Discussion Plants May Communicate With Other Plants Using Molecules

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Plants May Communicate With Other Plants Using Molecules

Did you ever try talking to your plants because someone told you that helps them grow? Didn't talk back much, did they? That's because you were talking with your mouth.

A Virginia Tech scientist has found that some plants actually have very detailed communications with other plants they come in contact with. The difference is these "conversations" take the form of a rapid exchange of molecules sharing genetic material.

Jim Westwood, a professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science...
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