The Soil Won't Absorb Water?

Answer The rate at which soil absorbs water is called permeability. Taken from the Latin "permeare" meaning "to pass through," soil permeability determines how readily water passes through the individual ... Read More »

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Do tuberous roots of a sweet potato plant absorb water&mineral salts from the soil?

The tuberous roots of sweet potato plants absorb minerals and water from the soil, allowing the plant to grow. The primary nutrients that sweet potatoes absorb from the soil are nitrogen, potash an... Read More »

When plants such as watermelon absorb water do they also absorb bacteria or other contaminates?

No. If a plant is growing in contaminated soil or is watered with contaminated water, the contaminants can persist on the flesh of the fruit, so its important to wash it thoroughly and peel it befo... Read More »

Once a day i have given my soil salty water the plant died now i washed the soil and again potted in a pot but?

Why in any logic, or language, did you add salt??????This has to be a WILD and CRAZY GUY TROLLING, especially when I consider the attempt at Broken English between the question and first answer. T... Read More »

Does salt absorb water?

Salt absorbs water. If you fill a bowl with salt and place it in a humid spot, it will become damp because it is attracting the moisture from the air. Salt also absorbs water inside our bodies thro... Read More »