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In order for moss to grow, it requires a damp environment or water, humidity, mild sunlight and a soil pH below 6.5. Mosses are flowerless plants that are usually green in color, even though their shades may vary dependi... More »

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Moss mainly grows in shady areas where there is an abundance of moisture. As a general rule, moss mostly grows on the northern side of trees in the northern hemisphere, while it grows mainly on the southern side of trees... More »

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Peat moss is a group of non-vascular plants in the scientific genus Sphagnum. Like other mosses, peat moss is made up of very short stems with tiny leaves attached. Peat mosses form peat after they have partially decayed... More »

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All living things require water, nutrients, air, sunlight and a proper temperature in order to live. The amount of each that is required and how each is acquired varies depending on the organism. More »

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Bacteria needs water, nutrients, the right temperature range and a certain level of acidity in order to grow. Some bacteria require oxygen to grow, while for others, oxygen prevents growth. More »

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In order to obtain high crop yields, corn requires between 20 to 25 inches of water per growing season. A low yield can be obtained from 15 to 16 inches of water, but will depend on what part of the season the water is a... More »

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