Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard
Dr. Simard uncovers the “Wood Wide Web,” a network that allows trees to share nutrients and information that originate from the Mother Trees. Journey into this massive experiment, from encounters with wildlife to the “aha” moments in a lab, from utilizing this network to promote plant growth to what it can teach us about combatting climate change. This book is not about how we can save the trees, but about how the trees might actually save us.
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"Trees share. Fast-growing birch send nutrients to slower-moving fir trees. In winter, the goods go in reverse. Birch, shorn of their leaves, receive sugars and carbon from evergreens."