Plant cells mostly expand upward when exposed to total darkness, because that
is generally where they can access light; this process is known as geotropisim.
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
It's been years now that our dear Abby has thought she had a black thumb just
because every time we gave her a plant, even if it is a very hearty plant, she ...
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 ...
Feb 23, 2012 ... Growing plants in a closed system conserves heat, water, and ... crops no longer
need access to sunlight, they can be grown in dense stacks.
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 ...
Jun 9, 2005 ... However, plants seem to grow faster in insufficient light due to rapid cell ... In
conditions of total darkness, plant cells will generally expand ...
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
Luckily there are plants that grow without sunlight and you can grow them
indoors. ... It's a slow growing creeper with small, leathery dark green foliage.
Nov 26, 2007 ... Flowering plants stockpile proteins to jumpstart growth as soon as light hits them.
... (by growing, flowering or straining toward the light) while it's still dark. ... night
before a morning journey—so that it can get going at first light, ...