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Why Detergents Effect Plant Growth?

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Plants grow by using water and the sun to make food.  Detergents will affect the plant growth and kill the plant since the detergents material is poisonous to most living things. Laundry detergent contains powerful surfactants such as sodium dodecyl sulfate. These detergents characteristically aggregate lipids and denature proteins. When a plant absorbs detergents, the detergents can cause cell membranes to collapse and membranes to function improperly. This can cause part or all of a plant to die.
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Detergents will get rid of a layer protecting the root hairs, and the root hairs will absorb the detergent instead. Because the plant will no longer have any water or nutrients, it will die. Then the plant will become decomposed because the detergent is a chemical to the plant.
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the detergents material is poisonous to most living things.
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I think that detergent affects plant growth because detergent has many types of materials that can contain many kinds of acids.
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