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In the earth, human and plants are living together. Each other have a
similarity and difference. In many case, plants are not unlike human. So, in this
paper we want to little describe and give the example of it.


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Plants Behave Like Human

Plants are not unlike humans. They can talk to each other and even call in reinforcements when
the going gets tough.
Who says so? Australian gardener Don Burke and Australian National University chemistry
Professor Ben Selinger, in reviewing research on plants over the past 10 years, have come to the
conclusion that many plants have human qualities.
They say plants can communicate with each other by using a range of chemical signals.
"If a plant muncher such as a caterpillar or even a koala starts chewing on a plant, the plant will
start sending chemicals to its leaves in an effort to repel the chewer," Mr Burke said.
"Nearby plants will also start emitting these same chemicals, anticipating that they'll also be
Mr Burke, who writes about the phenomena in an upcoming issue of his gardening magazine,
also said plants can release chemicals which attracts certain insects to protect them.
"So essentially they call in the cavalry, they call in good insects to attack the ones that are
attacking them," he said.
Scientists had now identified the genes responsible for the action and were trying to combine it
with other plants, Mr Burke said.
The breakthrough, published in the journal Science last year, suggested gardeners and farmers
may not have to use pesticides any more, he said.
"It has huge implications for the world," Mr Burke said.

"In years ahead, instead of pouring vast amounts of toxic chemicals all over the world and
therefore ourselves in one form or another, we should be able to add these genes, which are
naturally occurring genes in plants, to other plants, so that they can repel insects themselves."
Mr Burke said plants also used a lot of other human qualities.
"Venus Fly Traps or sensitive plants can move, pitchers plants can eat animals, peaches and
cherry for instance can count the number of cold days each year before they produce their leaves
in spring," he said.
Prof Selinger described the overall picture of the research that had been done as astounding.
"Plants have always been sort of relegated as primitive compared to animals and its just not
true," he said.
"But there is little research in the area. We are such an agricultural country ... I think more
research could be conducted."
A plant grows, blooms and dies, and its body is recycled into compost to provide food and life
for other plants. Meanwhile, it is regenerating itself in the form of children, all created when it
dropped seeds, or from bits of root that were left in the soil, or branches that drooped to the
ground and layered themselves.
Some plants are born to be mothers. Their entire mission in life is to set seed, reproduce
themselves and then die. That's what happens to true annuals (as opposed to those that are
annuals in our gardens because of the climate)
And, like people, some are more prolific than others. Poppies can create hundreds and hundreds
of seeds in a single pod. Plant one and if you let it seed you will always have poppies. The same
goes for nicotiana as well as countless of the plants that we call weeds. This often happens when
something reproduces too prolifically.

Plants are not unlike human. They can talk to each other and even call in reinforcements
when ther are going to get tought. And plants can also release chemical which attrack certain
insects to protect them. Plants also grows and dies like human.


Sofendi.2010. English for Academik Purposes for Students of Natural Sciences. Palembang:
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