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September 20, 2014
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Plants Respond to Leaf Vibrations Caused by Insects’ Chewing, MU Study Finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Previous studies have suggested that plant growth can be influenced by sound and that plants respond to wind and touch. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri, in a collaboration that brings together audio and chemical analysis, … Continue reading

December 27, 2013
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Slippery bark protects trees from pine beetle attack, according to CU-Boulder study

Trees with smoother bark are better at repelling attacks by mountain pine beetles, which have difficulty gripping the slippery surface, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The findings, published online in the journal Functional Ecology, … Continue reading