Towards Systemic View for Plant Learning: Ecophysiological Perspective

  • Gustavo M. Souza
  • Gabriel R. A. Toledo
  • Gustavo F. R. Saraiva
Part of the Signaling and Communication in Plants book series (SIGCOMM)


Herein, we have proposed a concept of plant learning based on some principles of systemic plant ecophysiology. In order to accomplish this task, a framework consisting in basic epistemological assumptions is offered, as well as a cognitive context that underpins the perspective of learning. Accordingly, a number of empirical studies are quoted to illustrate the basic idea presented herein.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustavo M. Souza
    • 1
  • Gabriel R. A. Toledo
    • 1
  • Gustavo F. R. Saraiva
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BotanyFederal University of PelotasPelotasBrazil
  2. 2.Research Center for Ecophysiology of West of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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