IAS Aroid Quasi Forum

About Aroid-L
 This is a continuously updated archive of the Aroid-L mailing list in a forum format - not an actual Forum. If you want to post, you will still need to register for the Aroid-L mailing list and send your postings by e-mail for moderation in the normal way.

  Re: [Aroid-l] Plants that glow in the dark.
From: Kyle Baker kylefletcherbaker at yahoo.com> on 2006.09.27 at 01:50:20(14663)
Hermine wrote: think of the money one could save on electric bills at airports. you could line out the landing strips for night flying with bioluminescent plants. we already have some kind of bioluminescence in the sea, do we not? as algae. you could line city streets and save money on electric bills that way. It is a wonderful idea! you could also do away with the light inside the refrigerator, and find you food at night by the glow of the vegetables therein.hermine well unfortunately we wouldn't save money, we'd be spending money for nothing I fear. Lining Airstrips with biolumenescent plants would be a waste as the incoming airplanes wouldn't be able to view them from so far up. True there is a type of biolumenescence naturally occuring in the sea but to
Note: this is a very old post, so no reply function is available.