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Mar 23, 2015

Plant Whisperer

Kevin Folta is the Dr. Dolittle of the plant kingdom. Folta is interpreting a new language, spoken between the sun and the Earth’s plants — where blue means one thing, red another — so that one day farmers can use light to give plants instructions: grow faster, bigger, more nutritiously.

Photo credit: UF Explore Magazine

Explore Magazine, Office of Research, University of Florida, Fall 2014. (Read entire article)

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