Personal tools
log in | join | help

Scientists discover plants have 'brains' that decide when to sprout

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 09, 2017 01:04 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Jun 08, 2017

Researchers are quickly learning that plants are far more complex than once thought. Not only has it been determined that plants are capable of sensing and preparing for drought conditions, a team from the University of Birmingham recently learned that a cluster of cells in seeds act like a brain and decide when the seed should germinate. As a result of this finding, crop yields may be improved. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...





this website is for sale

This website will undergo significant changes in 2021. First, the domain name has been sold. Visitors will not be able to find the site at after the new domain owner publishes their new website. In the meantime, we are looking for a buyer for the content, someone who wants to continue the mission of the website. If that is you, contact marshall [at] I will provide details.


Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.