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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Operation Colored Mulch
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Research from colored mulch experiments result in:
ARS 1998 Scientist of the Year award.



Image of researchers in field of tomatoes growing over varied colors of mulch
image of pine treesCommunicating with Plants (Photobiology in Plants)

image of the sunCan Plants "See" Light? (The Color Spectrum)
image of a paint bucketHow Scientists are "Tricking" the Plants (Colored Mulch Research)

image of test tubesWays to "Boss" a Plant Around (Experiments Students Can Try)
image of a mialboxMore Information (Contact People)


These pages were constructed by a life science teacher in Florence, South Carolina, in conjunction with the USDA-ARS.


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Last Modified: 6/17/2009