|MadSci Network: Agricultural Sciences|
Hi Dave----I'm assuming that you are asking if sugar is addede to the the soil or medium that the plant is growing in will it grow faster? Though plants in their everyday growth cycles often produce sugars I know of no evidence that would indicate that adding sugar wouild increase a plants growth rate. Plants don't "digest" complex structures well; in fact plants often rely on bacteria and other organisms to break down these complex structures into simpler structures like simple nitrates and phosphates. You just might want to set up a simple experiment to get a conclusive answer....Mark
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