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FYE 1012: Interdisciplinary STEAM (Covino & Rehrig)


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Brenner, E. D., Stahlberg, R., Mancuso, S., Vivanco, J., Baluška, F., & Van Volkenburgh, E. (2006). Plant neurobiology: An integrated view of plant signaling. Trends in Plant Science, 11(8), 413–419.

Baluška, F., & Mancuso, S. (2020). Plants, climate and humans: Plant intelligence changes everything. EMBO Reports, 21(3), e50109.

Calvo, P., Gagliano, M., Souza, G. M., & Trewavas, A. (2020). Plants are intelligent, here’s how. Annals of Botany, 125(1), 11–28.

Victoria Gill. (2010, July 14). Plants “can think and remember.” BBC News.

Helmholtz Centre For Environmental Research - UFZ. (2014, March 4). Complex plant behavior? In fight against parasites, Barberry sacrifices seeds depending on survival chance. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 20, 2022 from 

Jabr, F. (2010, July 16). Plants cannot “think and remember,” but there’s nothing stupid about them: They’re shockingly sophisticated. Scientific American.

Karpiński, S., & Szechyńska-Hebda, M. (2010). Secret life of plants: From memory to intelligence. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 5(11), 1391–1394.

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology. (2010, January 25). Tobacco plant thwarts caterpillar onslaught by opening flowers in the morning. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 19, 2022 from

Pollan, M. (2013, December 15). The intelligent plant. The New Yorker.

Princeton University. (2015, December 1). Theory of 'smart' plants may explain the evolution of global ecosystems. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 20, 2022 from

Salk Institute. (2012, April 16). How plants grow to escape shade: Findings could lead to high-yield crops. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 19, 2022 from

Trewavas, A. (2005). Green plants as intelligent organisms. Trends in Plant Science, 10(9), 413–419.

Worrall, S. (2016, February 21). There is such a thing as plant intelligence. National Geographic.

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