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Memory and learning in plants

Author: F Baluška; Monica Gagliano; Günther Witzany
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018] ©2018
Series: Signaling and communication in plants.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book assembles recent research on memory and learning in plants. Organisms that share a capability to store information about experiences in the past have an actively generated background resource on which they can compare and evaluate coming experiences in order to react faster or even better. This is an essential tool for all adaptation purposes. Such memory/learning skills can be found from bacteria up to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F Baluška; Monica Gagliano; Günther Witzany
ISBN: 3030092739 9783030092733 9783319755953 3319755951
OCLC Number: 1086326831
Description: viii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Memory and learning as key competences of living organisms --
Deweyan psychology in plant intelligence research : transforming stimulus anad response --
General issues in the cognitive analysis of plant learning and inteliigence --
Plant cognition and behavior : from environmental awareness to synaptic circuits navigating root apices --
Role of epigenetics in transgenerational changes : genome stability in response to plant stress --
Origin of epigenetic variation in plants : relationship with genetic variation and potential contribution to plant memory --
Plant accomodation to their environment : the role of specific forms of memory --
Memristors and electrical memory in plants --
Toward systemic view for plant learniing : ecophysiological perspective --
Mycorrhizal networks facilitate tree communication, learning, and memory --
Inside the vegetal mind : on the cognitive abilities of plants.
Series Title: Signaling and communication in plants.
Responsibility: Frantisek Baluska, Monica Gagliano, Guenther Witzany, editors.


They process and evaluate information and then modify their behavior accordingly. The book will guide scientists in further investigations on these skills of plant behavior and on how plants mediate  Read more...


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