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Ne jetez plus vos coquilles Saint-Jacques ! Elles sont un atout pour vos plantes ! - Le Blog jardin Les Doigts Fleuris par Fernanda Voulgropoulos (Paysagiste) Plants Know When They're Being Eaten and They Don't Appreciate it. Vegetarians and vegans pay heed, new research shows plants know when they’re being eaten.

Plants Know When They're Being Eaten and They Don't Appreciate it

And they don’t like it. That plants possess an intelligence is not new knowledge, but according to Modern Farmer, a new study from the University of Missouri shows plants can sense when they are being eaten and send out defense mechanisms to try and stop it from happening. The study was carried out on thale cress or Arabidopsis as it’s known scientifically – that is closely related to broccoli, kale, mustard greens and other siblings of the brassica family and popular for science experiments.

It’s commonly used in experiments because it was the first plant to have its genome sequenced, and scientists are intimately familiar with how it works. Plants Respond to Leaf Vibrations Caused by Insects’ Chewing, MU Study Finds from MU News Bureau on Vimeo. Is the Dodder the Most Intelligent Plant. Previous posts have demonstrated elaborate communication and defensive abilities of plants using senses of touch, sight, sound and smell.

Is the Dodder the Most Intelligent Plant

La tanaisie, un insecticide naturel et puissant ! The 10 Most Functional Foods In The World Which Destroy Cancer Cells. Many specific proteins, enzymes and coding within our immune system may be activated to kill cancer cells.

The 10 Most Functional Foods In The World Which Destroy Cancer Cells

There is no such thing as a cancer cell that cannot be defeated by the human immune system. The difference between cancers that grow and those that don't are what we put in our bodies to prohibit their growth. Proteins can be rendered ineffective if cells experience uncontrolled growth though damage or mutations to DNA or if toxins through food and chemical pollution override the immune system's natural function. Here are 10 functional foods which suppresses tumour development during immune surveillance in the human body. Scientists have found that healthy cells damaged by chemotherapy secreted more of a protein which boosts cancer cell survival. In a study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, scientists identified a molecule, known as TIC10, which activates a protein that helps fight the disease. 1. Terres OléoPro, filière française des huiles et protéines végétales. La Berce du Caucase : Une plante invasive et dangereuse.

Originaire d’Asie centrale, la Berce du Caucase (Heracleum mantegazzianum) est une plante ombellifère pouvant atteindre jusqu’à 5 mètres de hauteur.

La Berce du Caucase : Une plante invasive et dangereuse

Considérée en Europe comme une espèce invasive, elle se répand en France de manière inquiétante et cela au point de menacer l’équilibre des écosystèmes. De plus, cette plante provoque de graves brûlures et inflammations de la peau par simple contact ! La Berce du Caucase : De la découverte à l’invasion ! Décrite pour la première fois en 1895, mais déjà présente depuis 1817 aux jardins botaniques de Kew, la Berce du Caucase fut peu à peu introduite comme plante ornementale dans les jardins britanniques dans la décennie suivante, pour se répandre très vite à l’état sauvage. Aujourd’hui l’Europe entière est concernée par cette « peste végétale » qui colonise le bord des rivières, le bas-coté des routes, les terrains vagues et même encore les jardins privés ou publics !

Zoologger: The giant sea spider that sucks life out of its prey. All legs and no body (Image: Norbert Wu/Minden Pictures/FLPA) Species: The Southern Ocean giant sea spider (Colossendeis megalonyx)Habitat: The ocean floor around Antarctica, South America, Africa and Madagascar The Southern Ocean giant sea spider is the stuff of nightmares – its leg span of 25 centimetres more or less equals that of the world’s largest land spiders like the Goliath Bird-Eating tarantula of South America.

Zoologger: The giant sea spider that sucks life out of its prey

New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil. Image via Shutterstock A new study conducted by Dr.

New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil

David Johnson at the University of Aberdeen found that plants actually communicate with one another through the soil. The study shows that when vegetables are infected with certain diseases, they alert other nearby plants to activate genes to ward off the disease when it heads their way. The key to this communication is a soil fungus that acts as a messenger. Image via Shutterstock. Hackez votre supermarché : Voici 11 fruits et légumes que vous ne devriez acheter qu'une seule fois dans votre vie, si vous connaissez ces astuces ! La Guerre des Graines - Film documentaire. Is the Dodder the Most Intelligent Plant. How life on Earth recovers after a devastating mass extinction. Life on Earth is entering the greatest mass extinction since the death of the dinosaurs, according to a major new study – and humans may be among the casualties.

How life on Earth recovers after a devastating mass extinction

Such a catastrophic loss of species would leave a huge hole in the world’s ecosystems, and all sorts of weird and wonderful life would evolve into the vacancies left behind. To consider what life after a mass extinction might involve, we can look to the past. Leaving Facebook... A Visual Journey Through the Monarch Life Cycle. Monarch butterflies have been in the news quite a bit recently, due to their rapid decline.

A Visual Journey Through the Monarch Life Cycle

Stunning video of newly discovered sea creatures. One of the gorgeous new creatures discovered off the coast of Puerto Rico A group of scientists exploring the deep sea off the coast of Puerto Rico have found numerous sea creatures that as of yet are undiscovered and therefore unnamed.

Stunning video of newly discovered sea creatures

Notre manie d’espérer est une malédiction (Chris Hedges) Flowers Among the Ruins. Spring is the best time to explore the ancient monuments.

Flowers Among the Ruins

The best display of wild flowers in the world are in the Peloponnese, Greece. Can’t Sleep All the Way Through the Night? Try a Little Bit of This “Ideal Liver Fuel” Before Bed. When we think of the best foods to eat at night, raw honey might not pop into our heads because of how sweet it is, and eating anything sweet before bed typically doesn’t end well. But raw honey is different because of its natural composition, to the point where some doctors are even recommending it be taken before bedtime. Cultiver avec les Limaces et les Escargots. Le CPIE du Haut-Jura recherche des jardiniers… chevronnés ou amateurs. Leaving Facebook... Les bienfaits des vers.