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Why do plants (bean plants) need water as their source of liquid? What will liquids such as milk, coffee, pepsi or lemonade do in place of the water?



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Dear Loretta,

All of these liquids (milk, coffee, pepsi, and lemonade) contain water. However, some of these would result in higher acidity (lower pH) of the soil and the plants might not survive.

http://www.esf.edu/pubprog/brochure/soilph/soilph.htm

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach



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