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NPR News May 4, 2021

Trees Talk To Each Other. 'Mother Tree' Ecologist Hears Lessons For People, Too

by Dave Davies

Ecologist Suzanne Simard says trees are "social creatures" that communicate with each other in remarkable ways — including warning each other of danger and sharing nutrients at critical times.

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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A NOVEMBER 12, 2019

Global imprint of mycorrhizal fungi on whole-plant nutrient economics

C Averill et al

Mycorrhizal fungi are critical members of the plant microbiome, forming a symbiosis with the roots of most plants on Earth. Most plant species partner with either arbuscu …

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