Under attack from caterpillars, plants flash a warning signal

In one video, you can see a hungry caterpillar, first working around a leaf's edges, approaching the base of the leaf and, with one last bite, severing it from the rest of the plant. Within seconds, a blaze of fluorescent light washes over the other leaves, a signal that they should prepare for future attacks by the caterpillar or its kin.

Under attack from caterpillars, plants flash a warning signal

Calcium channel signals are quick to respond. Ben Lewis reports.

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Nervous system-like signaling in plant defense

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Science Now

Blazes of light reveal how plants signal danger long distances

In one video, you can see a hungry caterpillar, first working around a leaf's edges, approaching the base of the leaf and, with one last bite, severing it from the rest of the plant. Within ...

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Phys.org

Blazes of light reveal how plants signal danger long distances, Mon 17 Sep 18 from Science Blog

Blazes of light reveal how plants signal danger long distances, Thu 13 Sep 18 from ScienceDaily

Scientists show how plants communicate and it looks amazing

I could watch these videos all day.

Fri 14 Sep 18 from ZME Science

Blazes of Light Reveal How Plants Signal Danger

NewsResearchers found a blaze of fluorescent light washing over plant leaves while being eaten by a caterpillar, signaling danger of future attacks.Contributed Author: University of Wisconsin-MadisonTopics: Bioscience ...

Fri 14 Sep 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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