Plants producing Oxygen at Night

Cereoid CEREOID at prodigy.net
Tue Jan 23 02:08:48 EST 2001


Dear No I Electronics,

Look into CAM and C4 metabolic pathways, then answer the question.


"no1electronics" <no1electronics at no1electronics.homechoice.co.uk> wrote in
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> Dear Riki,
>                I would be most surprised if any plants produced oxygen at
> night unless you shine a light on them. Most plants cannot store enough
> oxygen to continue giving it out at night without replenishment from a
light
> source; I would be most interested to know of any exceptions. Most plants
> give out carbon dioxide at night and take in oxygen, so if you have a lot
of
> plants or a big one, best have ventilation, or at least a small low-power
> light shining on them,   regards, tony bassett,
>  Regards From Tony Bassett   no1 at lightnet.co.uk
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> "Riki Clarke" <rikiclarke at parisgroup.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
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> > Hi all
> > Can anyone answer my dilemma regarding plants as I was led to believe
that
> > certain types of plant were more suitable for the bedroom than others
> > because they produced or released Oxygen at night. Is this true - can
> plants
> > produce oxygen at night or can they store oxygen they have produced
during
> > the day to release at night ???
> >
> > If they do please give plant examples.
> > Many Thanks
> >
> > Rik.
> >
> >
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