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    is it true that a solar eclipse affect(please notice that is not the same as "effect") the way a plant, or in this situation, nepenthes grow?
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    Nepenthes grow so slowly I doubt the short duration of a solar eclipse has any noticable affect.
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    i heard that some fruits form trees dont develope right and that some deformaties on new growth is noticeable after and eclipse.
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    Just what might be the reason for such a vegetative response? More active fairies? A disturbance in the aether? Too little science education?

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    [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_n_32.gif[/img]
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    lol
    There's no 'a' in perlite.

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    Hmm, so that must mean everytime I take the plants down to repot them (which usually takes in total longer than a day), they will have deformities? Don't think so.

    On the other hand, part of their adapting to the repotting could be due to that, will watch for it next time.

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