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2009-12-24 07:02:47

University of Delaware researchers have uncovered a novel means of conquest employed by the common reed, Phragmites australis, which ranks as one of the world's most invasive plants.

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2009-10-15 07:30:00

Plants may not have eyes and ears, but they can recognize their siblings, and researchers at the University of Delaware have discovered how.

2009-06-03 14:27:21

The UD research team found that Phragmites delivers a one-two chemical knock-out punch to snuff out its victims, and the poison becomes even more toxic in the presence of the sun's ultraviolet rays.

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2008-10-20 09:15:00

Researchers at the University of Delaware have discovered that when the leaf of a plant is under attack by a pathogen, it can send out an S.O.S. to the roots for help.


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