What do plants eat?


To grow, plants need water and food. Water in the cells helps them grow and make food, makes roots and stems firm and carries minerals from the soil. Plants cannot eat in the same way as animals; they have to create sugars by something called photosynthesis.
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Plants use photosynthesis to convert the gas carbon monoxide into sugars that they use to grow. The sugar is a component that makes sure the plants are healthy and grow well. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plant#Structure.2C_growth.2C_and_development
Plants create their own food from the sun and air. These two are the main ingredients that produce glucose in the plants that turn into starches and protein to make the plant grow big and strong. You can find more information here: http://www.scienceprojectideas.co.uk/water-food-how-plants-eat-drink.html
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