According to common belief – and even some genuine scientific studies – orchestral music helps plants grow faster, while rock riffs have the opposite effect. Now, a Turkish student appears to have found evidence that recitations of the Koran may have the same effect as classical music.
Curious to explore the melodies that make plants bloom faster, Fatma Akkılıç, a young student at the Milas Semiha Altunkan secondary school in the western province of Muğla, carried out a science project in which she replaced classical music with Koran recitations and rock music with melodramatic Turkish Arabesque songs.
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I’d like to see what effect rap “music” has on plants!