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Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 468–470 | Cite as

Dynamic biomagnetism associates bean seeds

  • F. A. BrownJr
Specialia

Summary

Water uptake by bean seeds (Phaseolus vulgaris) over 4 h in 4 adjacent Faraday cages and in 4 similar, but mumetal-lined, Faraday cages disclosed comparable interactional patterns among both cage types. This indicates a role of dynamic, or fluctuating, biomagnetic fields. An inverted relationship over time between the 2 cage types is probably due to geomagnetic attenuation.

Keywords

Attenuation Cage Water Uptake Interactional Pattern Bean Seed 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. A. BrownJr
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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