Who invented the greenhouse?

Answer Charles Lucien Bonaparte, a French botanist, is credited with the creation of the modern greenhouse. The greenhouse was built in Leiden, Holland to grow medicinal pants that thrive in tropical clim... Read More »

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Greenhouse growers often add carbon dioxide to the air in the greenhouse What is the advantage of doing this?

All plants need carbon dioxide to complete photosynthesis. Mammals take in oxygen and breath out CO2. It is the exact opposite for plants. The stomata on the plants act as lungs for the CO2 to ente... Read More »

Why is a greenhouse called a greenhouse?

because the plants growing inside are green. It is designed to help things grow.

Is co2 a greenhouse gas?

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, carbon dioxide is just one of the six greenhouses gases emitted in the United States. The others are methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarb... Read More »

Is NO2 a Greenhouse Gas?

NO2, also known as nitrogen dioxide, is an indirect greenhouse gas. Nitrogen oxides consist of one nitrogen atom in association with any amount of oxygen atoms. These molecules combine with substan... Read More »