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Name: Jen
Status: educator
Grade: K-3
Location: MI
Country: N/A
Date: 4/11/2005


Question:
I am doing an experiment with brassica rappa plants and I was wondering what the difference is between soil and sand. The plants that were growing in the sand are smaller than those growing in soil and I was wondering if the compostition was to blame. I have tried to find some reserach but nothing is accurate or just about beach sand.


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Sand doesn't have as many nutrients as regular soil and also doesn't hold water as well as soil does.

Van Hoeck



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