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Answer this question? Are all radishes the same?

Using Crimson Red, Cherry Belle, Breakfast Fancy, and White Icicle radishes students at Warren High School tested germination and root growth in the following conditions, room (control), different pH, different salt solutions and with the absence of light. Their data is below. Email me your conclusion, and don't forget to support your answer with data.

Control (cherry belle)

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

10

15

11.5

B

0

5

7.5

11.5

C

0

34.5

44.5

54.5

D

0

11

15

18

E

0

0.05

4.5

4.5

Salt

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

1%

0

8.25

20.25

28

5%

0

6

8

9

10%

0

2

3

3.5

15%

0

0

0

0

20%

0

0

0

0

pH

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

0.15

0.15

0.15

B

0

1.2

1.6

2.25

C

0

0.35

0.35

0.35

D

0

0

0

0

E

0

0

0

0

Darkness

Day

Cups

1

2

3

A

0

25

35

4

B

0

5

9

40

C

0

10

11.5

10

D

0

5

5

12

E

0

18

24

5

Control (white icicle)

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

2.75

4.85

6.5

B

0

3.5

6.5

8.5

C

0

0.5

0.75

1.5

D

0

5.25

7.35

7.5

E

0

2.5

5.25

7.5

Salt

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

1.85

2.4

3.85

B

0

0.25

0.25

0.35

C

0

0.55

0.55

0.6

D

0

0

0

0

E

0

0

0

0

pH

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

0.2

0.35

0.35

B

0

1.15

2.2

2.45

C

0

0

0.25

0.25

D

0

0.02

0.25

0.25

E

0

0

0

0

Darkness

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

1.6

2.15

2.7

B

0

3.6

3.9

5.5

C

0

3

7.5

9

D

0

0

1.5

1.75

E

0

3.9

5.75

7

Control (breakfast fancy)

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

22.5

35

55

B

0

37.5

22.5

125

C

0

15

22.5

42.5

D

0

40

70

100

E

0

35

47.5

72.5

Salt

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

0

1mm

1mm

B

0

0

0

0

C

0

0

0

0

D

0

0

0

0

E

0

0

0

0

pH

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

2

0

0

0

0

6

0

34

36.5

41.5

7

0

26.25

32.5

41.25

10

0

0

0

0

11

0

0

0

1

Darkness

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

8.5mm

11.5mm

16.5mm

B

0

18.5mm

24mm

64.5mm

C

0

9mm

16mm

21.5mm

D

0

22mm

29.5mm

74mm

E

0

40mm

22.5mm

36mm

Control (crimson giant)

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

2.75

6.65

8.2

B

0

2.5

9.5

7.1

C

0

2.7

7

10.15

D

0

3.05

9

8.2

E

0

2.2

3.6

4.6

Salt

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

0

0

0

B

0

0

0

0

C

0

0

0

0

D

0

0

0

0

E

0

0

0

0

pH

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

0

0

0

B

0

1

2.05

2.1

C

0

5

9

13.75

D

0

0

0

0

E

0

0.15

0.35

0.35

Darkness

Day

Cups

1

2

3

4

A

0

2.1

5

9

B

0

2.65

4.05

5.75

C

0

2.7

3.45

5.3

D

0

0.6

0.7

2.1