This technology allows plants to communicate with farmers | The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News

Scientists at the Swiss deep tech company Vivent have created technology that allows us to know exactly what our plants need. Before this, farmers have relied on secondary indicators for finding problems with their crops, looking, for example, for signs of drought by checking out their roots. But by tapping into the electrical signals that plants relay from their roots, a new technology called PhytlSigns is now giving farmers the ability to understand when their crops need water or nutrients. Plants may not be very vocal, but they communicate quite a bit. 

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