31 May '16, 10am

New research shows plants respond to touch

New research shows plants respond to touch

There’s no visible sign that plants respond to touch, according to the scientists, who recently released their research in the journal Plant Physiology . Instead, the researchers noticed how plant genes expressed themselves differently after being sprayed with water. The gene changes happened minutes after they were sprayed and only lasted for around half an hour. The scientists determined there were no ‘active compounds ‘ that might trigger a change; demonstrating that the plants changed in response to their external

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