Posts Tagged: sagebrush
Plant Communication Research: 'Taking Root'
It's not outlandish now, if it ever were. A recent article in Science headlined "Once Considered Outlandish, the Idea that Plants Help their...
UC Davis ecologist Rick Karban has researched plant communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.
It Pays to Be a Relative
Plants communicate. They do. Ecologist Richard Karban, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology, points out that one of the simplest...
Grasshopper feeding on sagebrush. (Photo courtesy of Rick Karban)
Rick Karban collecting volatile (chemical) cues.