How Do Detergents Effect Plant Growth?

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Detergents with high levels of sodium, chlorine bleach have negative effects while those rich in potassium, ammonia and phosphate have positive effects on plant growth. Detergents with harmful ingredients cause destruction of soil structure by increasing the soil alkalinity and kill good soil bacteria thus incapacitating plant growth.
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