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Researchers in United States discover communication network in plants


Researchers in United States discover communication network in plants
 

Researchers in the United States have discovered a communication network in plants that helps them respond to a hormone involved in pest resistance.

This may help develop crops that can withstand insect attacks. 

The study, published in the journal 'Nature Plants', observed that the hormone called jasmonic acid is particularly important for a plant's defense response against fungi and insects. In the study, the scientists used the plant Arabidopsis thaliana.



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