Plants have feelings too

April 18, 2017

Dr Kim Johnson from the Centre’s UM node was recently featured in Pursuit – the University content platform – for her work on plant senses. In the article, she describes how plants can sense changes around them and adapt to new conditions. “If a plant is getting constantly hit with strong wind, it will actually change shape to better resist that wind; if roots hit a rock, they’ll grow around it, so they sense things around them”, said Dr Johnson.

Read the full article here