Thinking like a vegetable: how plants decide what to do

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Presenter: Ottoline Leyser

Published: January 2010

Age: 18-22 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society


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Plants monitor a wide range of information from their surrounding environment. They combine information of multiple sorts, and respond in an appropriate way. In plants there is no brain, and the information processing is distributed across the plant body.