Caffeine Effect On Plants

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All plants have caffeine enzymes. These enzymes are members of N-methyltransferases. When leaves drop off plants that contain caffeine, this will fertilize the soil with caffeine. (Grant, 2016) The amount of caffeine that the soil is contaminated with will determine the growth of the plant. Too much caffeine in the soil may have a bad effect on the plants growth and structure. Caffeine affects the ability for plants to photosynthesize and collect it’s nutrients. (Grant, 2016) Caffeine increases the biological process in plants. Caffeine may increase the pH level in the soil which may be toxic to some plants because of the acidity in the soil. Caffeine may also keep insects off the plants. (Grant, 2016) Coffee grinds will help the growth of plants. Coffee grounds have nitrogen in them which fertilizes plants. Adding too much coffee to the soil of a plant may harm it from acidity, but it can be leveled out by adding leaves are items like that. (Does, 2017) People recycle coffee grounds just for the use of plants and gardening. Microorganisms will break down the coffee grounds in the soil. When breaking down the grounds, this will release nutrients into the soil for the plant or plants. (Robert, 2017) Plants have certain pH levels that need to be met to survive and be healthy. Coffee grounds range on the pH scale from 6.2 to 6.8. Coffee grounds may not be good for the growth or stability of plants that cant handle that range of pH. (Robert, 2017) Using coffee grounds in
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