The Effects of Motor Oil (Petroleum-Based Hydrocarbons) on Tall Fescue Grass (Festuca Arundinacea)

Environmental Studies
Marco Valenzuela Xavier Burruel-Magallanez

Elyse Wexler

In this project, four concentrations of motor oil (5mL, 10mL, 20mL, 30mL) were added to four samples of Tall Fescue Grass (along with one sample being left untouched to act as a control) to observe the effect the pollutant had on its growth.

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