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Cigarette Smoke Effects On Plants?

f.vd.laan at ^inter.nl.net f.vd.laan at ^inter.nl.net
Sat Feb 7 10:57:57 EST 1998


In article <01bd2ccb$df4a1780$1f621e82 at oemcomputer>, "Ken Wolfe" <wolfe at intellistar.net> says:
>
>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.

Could the faster growth-rate have anything to do with the higher CO2
level in the smoke?




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