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By Roger Boddaert
Special to Village News 

Can trees talk with one another?


Last updated 5/12/2021 at 11:32pm

Live Oak Park Road

Village News/Nancy Heins-Glaser photo

Live Oak Park Road is lined with old oak trees in an example of survival of the fittest.

Wow, that's a heavy beginning to start my conversation with you about the tree world, which has an interconnecting network just below our feet through which trees and plants communicate.

The earthy underground world comprises various fungi, known as the mycorrhizal fiber connections, and is known as the wood-wide web network.

This incredible root-systems network can share information about possible threats to one another like disease, droughts, or insect attacks. These tiny root fibers share water and nutrients through this vast system to work with one another and communicate.

The mycorrh...

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