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Feb 22, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Future Studies


Use other leguminous plants that
produce food:


Beans


Chemically analyze seeds


Determine the effects on the
nutritional value of plants


Different concentrations of solution
could be used

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Discussion

Conclusion


The data demonstrates that cobalt sulfate and vitamin B12 were both
significantly more effective than water.


The presence of rhizobium did not affect plant growth.


The data also demonstrates that water significantly raised germination
rates for the plants.


This supports the work of Gad and Kandil.


Limitations


Vitamin B12 had an outlier in each trial


Human error when measuring and planting seeds


Germination rates affected the overall mean growth


Cobalt Sulfate was just as effective as Vitamin B12 in stimulating plant
growth.


Both Cobalt Sulfate and Vitamin B12 lowered germination rates for the
plants.


Cobalt Sulfate is unhealthy for the microorganisms that live in the soil.


The data supports the alternate hypothesis.

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