Cigarette Smoke Effects On Plants?
richard m watkin
rmw at mail.eurobell.co.uk
Mon Feb 2 04:52:21 EST 1998
In article <01bd2ccb$df4a1780$1f621e82 at oemcomputer>, Ken Wolfe
<URL:mailto:wolfe at intellistar.net> wrote:
> When I was in high school my science project was to see the effects of cigs
> on plant growth. The plants were kept in a terrarium type structure. One
> terrarium had cig smoke blown in twice a day the other had just regular
> air. Initially the plants receiving the tobacco smoke grew faster.
> However, after a few weeks they stopped growing and the others grew larger
> and seemingly healthier.
> No hypothesis as to why just empirical evidence that concentrated smoke
> damaged the plants.
how long did this project go on for ?. I would imagine
after a given time the plants receiving the smoke would
catch up because the nicotine will kill any pests & bugs,
at one time nicotine was used to kill pests, before it
replaced by more modern methods. just a thought.
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