29 November 2016

Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other

So... Apparently, trees communicate and swap resources with each other. Simard talks about her experiments tracking chemical exchanges between trees. Her research shows that forests not just a collection of trees but highly complex systems in which "mother" trees send support to their seedlings, pull back their roots to provide growing room, and send encoded chemical messages signalling danger.

Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other

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