when the lights go out

geneavallon(z6 ma.)February 6, 2005

are the tomato plants still growing more roots and top growth when the lights go out


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Yes, the plant photosynthesize during light hours, and the energy produced (carbohydrates) are used for leaf growth, and transported to carbohydrate "sinks" (storage) for future use. At light, when light is off, growth continues, and the stored (produced) carbohydrate reserves are used accordingly

    Bookmark   February 6, 2005 at 1:26PM
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