Gallery: Plants Can ‘Talk’ To Each Other by Clicking Their Roots

 

 

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Watch what you say around your houseplants — they can probably hear you, and they might even be talking about you. The idea that plants communicate with each other is normally based in science-fiction or fantasy, but new research out of The University of Western Australia reveals that this actually may be the case. UWA Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr. Monica Gagliano has discovered that our green friends not only react to sounds, but they can also communicate with each other via “clicking noises.”

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  1. Ruth McVeigh November 12, 2014 at 10:44 am

    Prince Charles has known all this for decades but people thought he was nuts!!

  2. Vladislav Sorokin October 21, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    220 hz is a half of a standard pitch by the way

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