This article corrects:

  1. Self-recognition affects plant communication and defense Volume 12, Issue 6, 502–506, Article first published online: 22 April 2009

In a recent paper (Karban and Shiojiri 2009), we mistakenly cited Dudley and File (2007) in a list with four other references as showing self/non-self discrimination between roots. This was incorrect as Dudley and File instead demonstrated discrimination between kin and non-kin.

Richard Karban
Department of Entomology
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Kaori Shiojiri
Center for Ecological Research
Kyoto University
Otsu 520-2113 Japan