The plant needs air and light
If a plant is not in the light, it does not grow well.
does not come through the leaves of a dense mango tree, and almost nothing grows
Grass needs light to grow.
Plants get most good from air and light:
· if you pull out weeds;
· if you prune trees such as
· if you grow crops on fairly
high ridges, as with groundnuts, cotton, salad plants.
· if you make stems climb on
sticks or branches, for instance, cowpeas, tomatoes, yams.
Weeds and cotton
With good air circulation, there is less disease.
ventilated plants resist disease better.