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I am working on the Mars Millennium Project at school.I am doing oxygen supply on mars. I was wondering about how many plants it would take to supply a area about the size of 5 houses. Please reply to my at



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Dear John,

The following links might help:
http://www.bio2.edu/
http://scorpio.aml.arizona.edu/research.html

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.


When I was a student, i recall this question coming up and the generalized answer was that a house sitting on a quarter acre plot growing a lawn and a few trees would produce enough oxygen for a family of four for a year.

Steve Sample



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