|MadSci Network: Botany|
Do you agree that plant growth is decreased when a plant germinates and grows on a turntable spinning at 33rpm? When I carried out this experiment recently I grew 3 super sugar snap pea plants on the turntable and 3 not on a turntable. All plants were separately potted and under a fluorescent strip light overhead. I measured each plant daily and recorded the results over a sixteen day period. I watered the plants evenly each day. I measured stem growth vertically above soil level & total stem length. I measured the root system at the end of the experiment. I measured the largest root stem length & the horizontal and vertical component growth ranges.
Re: Do plants grow more on a turntable?
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