|Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 - 6:00 AM
"What Plants Talk About"
Hard-core science is integrated with a light-hearted look at how plants behave. From the heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests on the west coast of Canada, J.C. Cahill leads a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing that they eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. This is a world where plants are a lot less passive and more intelligent than generally believed. G