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Is it possible to accelerate active transport in plant vascular system using some electronic method?

I am from electronics background and got an understanding that electrical current affect plant growth. Based on this phenomenon, I got an idea but before I formulate my hypothesis and start ...
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Which factors dictate the mineral composition in plants\vegetables?

Here's a table of vegetables mineral composition (one of many), just as an example. Each vegetable contains different amounts of minerals, and my question is why is that, or in other words: Which ...
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Calcium carbonate minerals in marine organisms shells

Calcium carbonate minerals exist in seawater in two main phases: calcite and aragonite. While calcite is the most stable phase, it is aragonite that precipitates first in seawater because of the high ...
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Explanation of why more Ca2+ ions causes longer root length in plants

This is for an experiment to test for mineral ion availabity in plants. So if there is more Calcium ions in the soil, there would be an increase in the length of the root of the plant that is being ...