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Name: Julie M.
Status: student
Age: 13
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 2001-2002


Question:
when you apply acid rain directly to the root of the plant, what happens does the acid directly burns the root or the root absorbs the acid,and then the cell of the acid go inside the plant then kill it?


Replies:
possibly helpful:

http://www1.uwex.edu/ces/pubs/pdf/G3305_8.PDF

http://www1.uwex.edu/ces/pubs/pdf/G3305_7.PDF

http://www.sei.se/dload/seiy/globalassess.pdf

http://www.pi.csiro.au/Brochures/FactSheets/Soil&Land/acid.htm

http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/courses.hp/bio381/topic-07-Small.htm

Anthony R. Brach


Acid rain may have several effects on plants, but it is not strong enough to directly burn tissue. It is also usually not strong enough to directly kill a plant, but reduces overall health.

J. Elliott



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