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Name: kate 
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Age: 7
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Date: 4/16/2004

what a plant uses to grow

Hi Kate,

Plants need water and nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium from the soil, carbon dioxide from the air for photosynthesis and oxygen from the air for respiration, and sunlight for energy to make it all work. I'm sure you can find some good basic books in a library that will show how plants grow.

J. Elliott

Plants need water, air (carbon dioxide), sunlight, and nutrients to grow.

Anthony Brach, Ph.D

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