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Why do plants grow taller in the dark?
plants grow taller in the dark because plant will grow until they find light, but will eventually die.
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Because they need light to survive and they are fighting anything that is blocking the sunlight
Yes. Mushrooms a some other fungi can grow in almost total darkness. Some are completely white. +++++++Answer+++++++ Technically, mushrooms are not plants. They are fungi, …which is a complete separate kingdom from plants in the contemporary classification of organisms. Organisms under the kingdom of Plantae do need light for photosynthesis.
Plants in the dark receive no light and the plants need the light. They grow because the production of growth hormones is stimulated by the dark/suppressed by sunlight. This i…s why plants in the dark grow much more than plants in the light. (They will turn yellow because they are not receiving enough sunlight to produce chlorophyll to make the plant green. They will become unhealthy and eventually die.) It is also why plants in a sunny window "lean" toward the light. The side of the plant that is in the shade is producing more growth hormones.
there are different plants in the country,so some plants doesn't grow taller even you put some fertilizer on it.. but it became healthy..:)
Plants actually grow taller in the dark, because plants grow towards the closest light source. If there is no light source, they continue to grow and try to find light, but be…cause plants need the sun as an energy source, they will die if they don't find the light.
Actually plants do grow in the dark! However, they still need sunlight to capture energy in order to grow. Plants that grow in the dark are known as CAM plants. CAM plants are… often found in the dessert and include cacti, cycads, lycopods, an pineapples. They capture sunlight during they day and produce carbohydrates at night. Carbohydrates are the building blocks the plants use for structural material and stored energy.
Well how long can you last with out food? Hah? You got an answer? Plants use photosynthesis to make sunlight in to food. So the sun is techincally a restaurant to them….
Answer One: Magnets affect the height of a plant. On radishes, it makes them shorter. On most plants, it causes it to grow faster and taller. Answer Two: Magnets exert magneti…c fields, as do electrical currents through wire. These magnetic fields have no impact on water transport through plant tissues, or on any of the minerals plants take up from the soil. Nor would magnets improve the process of photosynthesis. Theoretically, magnets should not have any impact on plant growth. Of course, this would need to be tested, preferably in a double blind experiment to rule out any effect of bias contamination of the results. Three groups of plants--one with magnets, one with non magnetic masses of roughly the same mass and density in place of the magnets, and a third control group with neither magnets or fake magnets should be grown in homogeneous soil, subject to equal measures of sunlight and water. The expected result would be no statistically significant difference in germination rate, plant growth, flower and fruit production, or overall plant longevity. Ten years ago a student at a school in Selah, Washington conducted an experiment that demonstrated an effect on radish growth opposite of the claim stated in the first answer. A better experiment would likely not indicate any statistically significant impact of magnets on plant growth.
When in darkness, the plant grows tall, weak, and pale. The healthier plant will be in light, and the taller one in darkness
In total darkness, no plant (aside from fungi) will grow at all. But with the tiniest amount of light, the plant will grow toward that light source. If the light source is dim…, the plant may grow to extraordinary heights trying to reach the light. As an example, some utility companies reserve land to grow spruce trees for future utility poles. The trees are planted far too close together for good growth. They compete intensely with each other, trying to get sun. Result: They all grow extraordinarily tall - and straight. Perfect utility poles.
During the daytime, plants produce energy in the form of ATP and NADPH (light reactions)...during the night, these energy forms go to the dark reactions (Calvin Cycle) t…o fuel the production of organic molecules from CO2 collected during the day...some of these organic molecules will be stored (starch) and some will be used for plant structural growth (cellulose), and some for other organic molecules (lipids, proteins, etc).
All plants have a "Mature" height. This is the maximum height a plant will reach under ideal growing conditions. A plant will grow tall if it is looking for light, unfor…tunately this is not desirable as the plant will eventually outgrow itself and become too weak to support itself. To make a plant grow to its maximum height, a good growing medium is essential. Different plants need different mixtures, for ex. a succulent, like a cactus, or aloe vera, need loomy soil which has a lot of sand in it. For most ornamental type plants, a good " Container Mix" is recommended. This consists of peat moss, compost, top soil, and is rich in nutrients. For outdoor plants I will dig a hole twice the size of the root ball, or the plants pot size and backfill (filling the hole until it is the size of the plant's pot) with a good container mix (you can make your own with the above-mentioned components). I will then mix the right amount (according to manufacturer's directions) Osmocote into this soil. Osmocote is a good time-release, pelletized fertilizer. Daily watering is also essential, provided it isn't raining too much where you are. If you want tall plants, then you need to buy tall plants. When buying shrubs and outdoor ornamentals, this info is on the plant's tag. DO NOT PLANT YOUR PLANTS CLOSER THAN IS RECOMMENDED ON THE TAG People often to this to "Fill in" an area. A lot of so-called professionals will do this also. After a couple of years, you will have a big mess on your hands. Be patient and plant according to the supplier's tag. Even if you plant is only 10" wide, and 12" high, it will reach its "mature" size which could be 10 feet wide x 12 feet tall in 4 -10 years depending on the plant. I would recommend you purchase a good gardener's book. Buy one that is sturdy as you will take it outside with you as I have with mine. Reader's Digest makes a good one.
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