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Offline thedoc

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why do plants close their leaves at night?
« on: 15/04/2014 16:56:36 »
abeilekpor christian asked the Naked Scientists:



   



Why did some plant close their leaves at the evening?



What do you think?
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Re: why do plants close their leaves at night?
« Reply #1 on: 21/03/2014 20:56:42 »
Its like our telescopes,, less chance of damage, per less surface area available. It's to protect the plant as well as protect the photosynthesis process as well, since they are not needed at night.

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