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Plant 'senses' predator and defends itself, study finds

Scientists at the University of Missouri discover that the mustard plant can discern the sound waves predators make when feeding and defend themselves by creating a chemical repellant. They hope the research will lead to better methods of protecting

http://www.digtriad.com/video/3666159283001/49924258001/Plant-senses-predator-and-defends-itself-study-finds http://cdn.newslook.com/da/da5d392d11ed2aa9dc122efccb8f1560/images/frame_ext.jpg Plant 'senses' predator and defends itself, study finds Scientists at the University of Missouri discover that the mustard plant can discern the sound waves predators make when feeding and defend themselves by creating a chemical repellant. They hope the research will lead to better methods of protecting technologysharon reichMissourinewslookusscience 01:41

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