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Unformatted text preview: There were some unexpected results. There are many explanations for why these results could have come about. First, some of the beets were not in the heated water for the full time required. Another explanation would be that the incubator didn't function properly. Also when we put some of the beet plugs in the heated water, the water wasn't at the correct temperature. Some of the beet plugs were different sizes even though they were all supposed to be the same size. Not all of the test tubes had the correct amount of water in them either. To correct these problems I would have to repeat the experiment. I would take a lot more time in measuring and cutting the plugs and just being more precise in all my measurements. To further test this experiment I would use a different fruit other than a beet, and subject it to the same tests....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Schau during the Spring '08 term at North Park University.
- Spring '08