Response to comment on 'Lack of evidence for associative learning in pea plants'

Kasey Markel
2020 eLife  
In 2016 Gagliano et al. reported evidence for associative learning in plants (Gagliano et al., 2016). A subsequent attempt to replicate this finding by the present author was not successful (Markel, 2020). Gagliano et al. attribute this lack of replication to differences in the experimental set-ups used in the original work and the replication attempt (Gagliano et al., 2020). Here, based on a comparison of the two set-ups, I argue that these differences are unable to explain the lack of
more » ... the lack of replication in Markel, 2020.
doi:10.7554/elife.61689 pmid:32909944 fatcat:afwe5c4q7ngghbjdicimxfecie