Gap Fill - Plant Sounds - Level 6


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   acoustic      bats      crops      ear      fields      sounds      specific      thus      vibrations      waves   

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The research was conducted in an chamber in an adapted greenhouse at Israel's Tel Aviv University. Scientists discovered that from stressed tobacco and tomato plants turned into sound . Lead researcher Professor Lilach Hadany said: "Plants usually emit when they are under stress. Each plant and each type of stress is associated with a identifiable sound." She suggested that of crops could be quite noisy, saying: "While imperceptible to the human , the sounds emitted by plants can be heard by…, mice, and insects." Interpreting these sounds could help us understand when crops are dehydrated. Farmers could irrigate their more efficiently, and conserve water.

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