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How do plants communicate with each other? (video)

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How Do Plants Communicate with Each Other? (Video)

image: 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: <a href="https://youtu.be/suGk8eZyN34" target="_blank">https://youtu.be/suGk8eZyN34</a>. view more 

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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: [Link TC].

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