Richard Karban | TED-Ed
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Can plants talk to each other?
It certainly doesn’t seem that way: They don’t have complex sensory or nervous systems, like animals do, and they look pretty passive.
But odd as it sounds, plants can communicate with each other — especially when they’re under attack. Richard Karban explains how.
Lesson by Richard Karban.
Animation by Yukai Du.