What Effect Does Sugar Have on Plants?

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Sugar has an effect on plant growth. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, sugar increases the quantity of leaves on a plant and reduces the flowering.

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T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.

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