Planet PhD

Lauren Edwards: How plants talk to each other

February 15, 2019

Supermarket herbs are grown in 100% peat, a finite resource. So, during her PhD at Royal Holloway, Lauren Edwards worked to find sustainable alternatives to peat for growing plants.

We talk about the secret underground web that allows plants to communicate, think up some anti-peat activism and hear how some of Lauren's study plants mysteriously disappeared during fieldwork.


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