Lima Beans Never Seemed So Smart!
Posted by : Mary Wutz /
Are plants intelligent? While this question seems to be still up for debate, there’s no question that plants have acquired a unique way of communicating. Watch this video to learn how lima beans sense their predators and emit chemicals to communicate to surrounding lima bean plants to put up their defenses. While they still lack a central nervous system and brain, this chemical communication is undeniably necessary and uncharacteristically “smart” for a plant.