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Plants and BEER

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Wed Oct 25 10:28:27 EST 2000

I once let a friend water my plants while I was away.  Unfortunately,
my jug of distilled water looked exactly like the jug of ethanol I had
for a spirit lamp, and ETOH didn't mean anything to him.  I can
confidently tell you that African violets and palm trees do NOT
appreciate a good stiff belt.

M. Reed

EP wrote:
> How well would a plant grow if its water supply was replaced with beer?
> Would it be able to extract the water and minerals without the effects of
> alcohol?
> Provided it could adapt to the new source of nutrition, would it be more
> resilient?
> Would it's leaves take longer to die?

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