Electricity: Natural Enhancer Of Plant-Life

Published on Nov 19, 2015

Learn about the profound relationship between naturally occurring forms of electricity and the amazing benefits they impart onto plant life.

PRESENTATION OUTLINE

ELECTRICITY

NATURAL ENHANCER OF PLANT-LIFE

LIFE IS ELECTRIC

LIKE ATOMS & MOLECULES, CELLS HOLD ELECTRICAL CHARGES, TOO.

AND... ELECTRIC FIELDS

AFFECT BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
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WHERE DO THESE ELECTRIC FIELDS COME FROM?

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NATURE!

See http://bit.ly/ZQe7fg for more on this...
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THUNDERSTORMS

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AURORA BOREALIS

TELLURIC GROUND CURRENTS

OUR ENTIRE PLANET IS ELECTRICAL!

AND IT AFFECTS BIOLOGY!

  • Voltage-gated ion channels
  • Membrane depolarization
  • Action potential generation
  • Inter-cellular / organ signaling
  • And more...

PLANTS ESPECIALLY RECEIVE BENEFIT...

IMPROVED NUTRIENT UPTAKE

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DEEPER PIGMENTATION

ENVIRONMENTAL RESILIENCE

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FASTER GROWTH / EARLIER HARVESTS

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AND BOOSTED YIELDS

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