How plants metabolize their food
Recently, more scientific study has been directed toward plants and how they metabolize their food. In addition, scientists have been looking at how they grow and either produce a product, or become a product.
Science News has a great article on that study. Plants that have a more difficult time producing a product developed greater nutritional results that they pass on to the animal kingdom when they are devoured. For example, tomato plants that struggle to produce a fruit actually create a fruit that is more nutritious, as well as more easy for garden- ers to grow.
Plants that feel that they are going to be attacked by a predator will give off a substance (much like a hormone) that a member of the animal kingdom produces, so the attacker will attack prematurely. Somehow, this will ensure that the plant’s life, product or fruit will be spared. In addition, it will produce healthier product.
One method to make your plants produce a more vibrant product is to shape the plant several times while it is growing. Thus produces a more beneficial product. If you give your flower bed or veggie garden small shocks of electrical current, they will product more and better fruits and vegetables.