What Kind of Music Makes a Plant Grow Tall & the Healthiest?

Studies on the effects of music on plant's growth and health show different results. The TV show Mythbusters showed that plants exposed to heavy death metal music grew the most vigorously. Italian scientists claim that art music of the baroque and classical era keep away pests and thus make grape vines grow best, while Chinese scientists state that low-frequency tones from any genre of music activate enzymes that aid growth.

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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.