Halotropism: Turning Down the Salty Date

  title={Halotropism: Turning Down the Salty Date},
  author={Michel Ruiz Rosquete and J{\"u}rgen Kleine-Vehn},
  journal={Current Biology},
Plants have a deep-rooted trust in gravity, but it is not unconditional. A new study shows that, if plant roots sense high doses of salt coming up from below, they dump gravity responses and grow away from the salt contamination. 

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