Plants do not actually grow faster in the dark; they only appear to grow faster because of rapid cell elongation. Rapid cell elongation is an emergency response through which the p...
Will a Plant Grow in the Dark?
Plants use energy from sunlight in the process of photosynthesis, which converts light energy into stored sugars the plant uses to produce leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds. Plants create energy in the dark, but this process requires chemicals created...
Dec 14, 2012 ... Plants and light seem to be good buddies, but how far does the friendship really
go? While a lot of plants grow happily underneath warm, sunny ...
So the answer to your question is no, plants can not grow or survive without
photosynthesis. ... If you stick a fairly large plant in the dark, it won't die
May 17, 2012 ... In spite of the darkness, model plants germinate and grow similar to a ... time that
synthetic substances can cause light effects in entire plants.".
How does plant growth occur? Photosynthesis is the process by which plants turn
sunlight into food. Food that is created by this photosynthesis is used by the ...
will grow better than those grown in the dark. To begin with the plants grown in
the dark will be taller than their counterparts in the light due to etiolation, but once
Jun 16, 2010 ... It's pretty hard to grow plants in the dark, but you'll increase your odds if you pick
plants that don't need much light. You will be sad if you try to ...
Mar 19, 2014 ... I don't know of any plants that can grow in total darkness for a long ... has plant
cells which grow in a flask in an incubator (these cells can be ...
Cress grown in the dark grows much taller (in an attempt to reach light I ... As you
mention in the question, keeping a plant in the dark will also ...