Gap Fill - Level 5


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Plants are than we think. Researchers say they are of making intelligent decisions. They say the humble pea plant can make about how best to survive, even it does not have a . Researchers from Oxford University grew pea plants that had their roots in two pots, each containing differing amounts of . One pot always had the same amount, while the other pot varied between a lot and a . The plants were very consistent. Their roots almost always went to the pot with the nutrients.

The research will be published in the 'Current Biology' . A researcher said it, "raises a question, not about plants, but about animals and ". He thought the pea plant might be more when making decisions than humans. He said: "We have a very brain, but maybe most of the time we're not using it." He said pea plants do not have human-like , but they show behaviour to take of their environment. It would be to see our lives would be different if we made decisions like the pea plant.

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