Re: UV

Brian D Williams (
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 07:34:38 -0700 (PDT)

From: "David Lubkin" <>

>>Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:

>>A mall open 24hrs with bright
>>full-spectrum lighting (UV-free so shoppers won't worry about
>>sunburn) could probably even grow real grass and flowers and
>>trees inside.

>Does anyone know of anything in our ecology that is dependent on
>the *presence* of UV?

Plants need UV exposure to destroy many of their fungal pests, greenhouses that block UV have lots more problems....


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