How plants sound the alarm about danger. Just like humans and other animals, plants have hormones. One role of plant hormones is to perceive trouble and then signal to the rest of the plant to respond. A multicenter team is reporting new details about how plants respond to a hormone called jasmonic acid, or jasmonate. The findings could help researchers develop crops that are hardier and more able to withstand assault, especially in an era of rapid climate change. Source 9q.
This reminds me of the movie about the trees and plants that were sending out a poison in the air to kill all the humans but I can't remember the name of it right now.
We break from Plants Can Warn Other Plants About Danger to share infobreak from antiquity:
Today is: 29th May (GMT), in history on the 29th of May, 1987 AD the following event happened:
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