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Plants need food to grow as human do. Plants need salts to grow, and plants use salts for their food.

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Does salt water effect the growth of a plant?

yes it does, it kill the plant. :)

What is the independent the effect of salt water on plant growth?

Salt water provides physiological stress to the plant

What is the effect of salt on brassica rapa?

Brassica rapa is a type of plant that has yellow flowers. The effect of salt on it is that it inhibited growth.

How does salt effect plant growth?

Plants need water to grow and sodium absorbs water making salt have a negative effect on plant growth, But marijuana takes a non negative Effect it needs certain salts to thrive.

How does salt water affect plant growth?

Studys have shown that salt water in fact does effect the growth of a plant, in just two weeks the plant that was green will be yellow and might just die

Why does salt effect plant growth?

It mixes with water stored in plant and changes its pH as a result the plant dies.,

Will salt have the most effect on plant growth?

The effect that salt has on plants is that it doesn't stimulate the growth cycle. Controlled (pure water) on the other hand makes plants grow faster than watering it with salt water.

Does a type of salt effect plant growth?

Well I use Morton Salt for my science fair project and my plant is not dieing, it is just getting smaller!

How does salt effect bean sprout growth?

it really depends on how much salt is used ... but the salt actually stuns it's growth .. and if too much salt is put on the plant it will die very quick

What effects on plant growth using salt water?

the effect saltwater has on most plants is that a bellend will grow out of the plants.

Can a plant grow in salt water or distilled water?

Yes, as long as the plant is receiving sufficient fertilizer.

What affect does salt water have on plant growth?

Slow down growth

Does salt have an affect on plant growth?


How much salt in salt water will effect plant growth?

The amount varies depending on the plant species. Some have a higher tolerance. To help determine levels for individual plants, see the Related Link below.

Does road salt affect radish plant growth?

Yes. Any salt will adversely affect the growth of a radish.

Effect of salt water on wood?

Salt does not have much of an effect on wood. Salt is a preservative that prevents the growth of fungi on wood surfaces.

What plant does salt water effect?

piepoop plant its real

How does salt water effect a rose plant?

The salt in the water will dry it out.

Could salt water stop plant growth?

the salt draws water from the plants causing eventual death of the plant.

Can salt effect the grouth of a plant?


When salt is coated on fresh fish.what is its effect on the fish?

Salt prevents the growth of bacteria.

Does salt affect plant growth?

yes,salt afects the growth of plants by making the plants grow slower than usual.

Does calcite help plant growth?

There is much speculation as to whether calcite helps plant growth. From what I've found it does not help plant growth. The salt property of the calcite generally dries the plant out, however some plants flourish with a slight salt content. Whether the calcite helps the plant is largely due to the type of plant.

What does salt do to plant growth?

Putting salt into plant soil will hinder plant growth and even kill the plant by making the soil outside more concentrated than the environment inside of roots. This stops the absorption of water and minerals by the roots.

What does salt water effect on plant growth?

Salt water has more salt and as a result, the hardness of the water is more. When the roots absorb the water, the salt, which in itself is a solid, gets in more and as a result, the minerals essential for the growth is not provided. So, for these minerals, the roots try to do more work but, the plant has less food for itself and therefore, it cannot let any part do more or less work.