Re: How does buzz pollination work
Mythbusters did a fun experiment to see if talking and music effect the growth of plants. They concluded, it’s ‘plausible.’ I think the greenhouse that played “intense death heavy metal” nonstop had the best results whereas the control group (no sound) fared the worst. While the study design/analysis may be lacking in some respects, it was a memorable episode :0)
--- In email@example.com, "PouleP" <googlhen@...> wrote:
> 1) Now if one played the Middle Note C with e.g. powerful disco loudspeakersI have a friend who claims that his neighbor's party music pollinates his tomatoes very well. Heehee.
> that makes everything resonate / vibrate, and from all sides of a field of
> tomatoes, would that cause pollination of the field?
> 2) Has anyone ever done such an experiment?