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    Dying plants are ‘screaming’ at you

    Dying plants are ‘screaming’ at you

    In the future, farmers might use ultrasound to listen to stressed plants vent. While plants can’t chat like people, they don’t just sit in restful silence. Under certain conditions—such as a lack of water or physical damage—plants vibrate and emit sound waves. Typically, those waves are too …

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