According to new research, plants can actually hear the sounds of insects chewing. A University of Missouri study is the first work to report that plants can recognize the sound of a predator through the vibrations of their leaves. To learn more, Robert Siegel speaks with Heidi Appel, senior research scientist in the Bond Life Sciences Center at the University of Missouri.
Plants Know The Rhythm Of The Caterpillar's Creep
By editor • Jul 8, 2014
Originally published on July 8, 2014 4:15 pm