Do plants eat dirt?

Gracie, Jenny and Weatherall, Andrew (2019) Do plants eat dirt? The Naked Scientists .

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Abstract

Marcus was wondering how trees, such as giant oaks, can grow so huge and not make a hole in the ground. Where does their mass come from if not from the dirt? Jenny Gracie has been digging deep to find an answer, with help from Andrew Weatherall from the National School of Forestry at the University of Cumbria...

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: The Naked Scientists
Publisher: Naked Science
Departments: Forestry and Conservation
Additional Information: Andrew Weatherall contributed to this 'Question of the week' 3 minute podcast for The Naked Scientists, based at Cambridge University's Institute of Continuing Education.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2019 15:37
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2019 15:45
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4673

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