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Listen: This is How Plants Communicate With Potential Mates

Communication is essential as a precursor to reproduction – even for plants. So is there a Tinder for them?

Credit: systemaabstra/Flickr, CC BY 2.0 (plants)

Credit: systemaabstra/Flickr, CC BY 2.0

Communication is not limited only to the words we hear or the signs we see, it can go beyond that. Plants cannot speak, hear, see or move, so how do these plants communicate? Is their language made up of chemicals and signals? In this brand new episode, we cover the work done by scientists to study the relationship plants have with the complex ecosystem around them.

This is the latest episode of The Intersection, a fortnightly podcast on Audiomatic. For more such podcasts visit audiomatic.in​.