The video provides an entertaining lesson on how plants protect themselves in unusual ways we usually don’t notice.
Subject: Sciences – Biology
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Plants are constantly under attack. They face threats ranging from microscopic fungi to small herbivores like caterpillars, up to large herbivores like elephants. But plants are ready, with a whole series of internal and external defenses that make them a less appealing meal — or even a deadly one. Valentin Hammoudi explains some of the fascinating ways that plants defend themselves.
Lesson by Valentin Hammoudi, directed by Juan M. Urbina Studios.
Author: TED-Ed (YouTube)
Publication date: 28-08-2017
Video length: 06:11