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An increased concentration of salt in soil inhibits plant growth, eventually leading to plant death, and high salinity in soil is a major issue facing the agriculture industry. However, there is a subset of plants called...

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Some of the factors affecting plant growth include availability of nutrients, water, temperature, light, air pollution, gases and plant genetics. These issues can either enable a plant to develop rapidly or much slower.

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Caffeine inhibits and stunts plant growth if provided in large enough concentrations. The drug interferes with the plant's ability to regulate its cellular calcium levels.

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Plants rely on 13 mineral nutrients found in soil to survive and grow; therefore, the type of soil used for a plant directly affects its growth. If there are not enough nutrients in the soil for a plant to grow, it dies....

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There are numerous forms of radiation, including gamma rays, which can hinder the seed germination, root growth and shoot growth of a plant, and ultraviolet, or UV, radiation from the sun, which helps to feed a plant aft...

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Earthworms provide many positive benefits to improve plant growth, including aerating the soil, improving drainage and providing nutrients the plants need. They help to turn the soil and bring mix organic materials from ...

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Detergents can affect plant growth, but the effects depend on the type of detergent and the ingredients in the detergent itself. Some common ingredients that could negatively affect plant growth are sodium and bleach. De...

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