Have you ever wondered how plant roots know where to grow to avoid older roots that are already there or how parasitic plants find their victims underground? They use a chemical process similar to the image development in black and white photography to "look" around.
Reaction diffusion networks of soil quinones are essential for plant-plant communication throughout the rhizosphere.
The weeds in your garden are amazing artists. Learn more in our latest Plos One article: "Redox-mediated quorum sensing in plants."