There you have it – plants like music!
Sheena Mare has sent me an interesting link to this revolutionary method of growing plants: http://www.relfe.com/sonic_bloom.html.
I did a bit more research and found this very interesting short explanation of what Sonic Bloom is.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND SONIC BLOOM
Sonic Bloom is a proprietary audio, organic nutrient plant growing process that was first developed by Dr. Dan Carlson Sr. in the 1970’s to assist any Conventional & Organic Farm, particularly with low water availability and poor soil conditions. When properly applied, sonic stimulation (which is essentially a synthesized version of birdsong), causes the stomata or breathing holes under the leaves to open wider, thus allowing in more carbon dioxide and nutrients. This affects plant metabolism at the cellular level and increases the size and number of stomata on each leaf, resulting in a greatly increased absorption rate of moisture and nutrients – an effect that is quickly reflected in root growth, seed-germination, plant growth, and yield.
The second discovery is the development of a natural organic Plant Food formula which is most effective when applied at the same time as the sonic stimulus to the leaves of plants and trees as a fine spray, or to seeds as a carefully timed soak. At the turn of the Century Dr. Carlson’s son and apprentice, Dan Carlson Jr., redeveloped the Sonic Bloom nutrient into a powder concentrate form making Sonic Bloom more Sustainable and greatly increasing shelf life of the nutrient. Sonic Bloom continues to make strides to ensure growers of every size and method can benefit from using our Audio Organic Agriculture System. From Hydroponics to drought resistance Sonic Bloom has been tested with every possible Horticulture method from Conventional to Organic Farming. In response to more people micro or balcony gardening the Sonic Bloom Starter Kit was developed by Dan Jr. in 2013. Our vegetarian dissolvable gel caps are uniquely designed to aid plants grown in small spaces. Our SB1 Audio Box was also relaunched in 2013 with adjustable volume control so Backyard Gardeners, Indoor & Greenhouse Growers can now use strait frequency for maximum results. We believe in the future our Audio Boxes will be a must have
when compiling you Greenhouse Supplies, the perfect way to bring nature to your indoor space.
In 2014 Sonic Bloom was excited to debut Solar Power & redeveloped large coverage Audio Boxes for Conventional and Organic Farming. Now growers can treat their crops 25, 50 & 100 acres at a time and at no extra energy cost using SOLAR POWER! We encourage our customers to continue to share with us feedback and results so we can develop the best Sonic Bloom Growing System for everyone to enjoy healthier grown plants.
Info from: Sonic Bloom
Sustainable Gardening & Farming
For more info go to their official website: http://dancarlsonsonicbloom.com/