FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 16, 2019

How do plants communicate with each other? (video)

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2019 — Spring is in the air! It’s time to mow the lawn and breathe in the smell of freshly cut grass. But this pleasant springtime scent may actually be a chemical cry for help. In the latest Reactions episode, we explain how plants communicate, their chemical response to being damaged and how bugs play a part: https://youtu.be/suGk8eZyN34.

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