Science Fair on How Vitamin C and Ibuprofen Affect Plant Growth

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Science Fair on How Vitamin C and Ibuprofen Affect Plant Growth

Plants need water to survive, but many other factors can affect their growth including temperature, soil quality and nutrients.

Vitamin C — an important antioxidant for humans — also has useful functions in plants. Unlike humans, plants can create their own vitamin C and it plays a role in their growth and development, as well as dealing with environmental stress. Ibuprofen — a medication used as a pain reliever — can enter the waterways through sewage systems and eventually be absorbed by plants. This experiment examines the effect of these two compounds on the growth of plants.

Read more: Science Fair on How Vitamin C & Ibuprofen Affect Plant Growth | eHow.com

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