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Greenhouse Effect


Greenhouse Effect

What is a greenhouse?

You may have seen transparent structures made of plastic or glass that house small plants. These transparent structures are called greenhouses. A greenhouse allows sunlight to enter, but prevents the heat from escaping. This results in an increase in the temperature inside the greenhouse.

Greenhouses help maintain climatic conditions such as temperature and humidity at the levels that are conducive for the optimum growth of plants. Specially designed greenhouses keep tropical plants warm during the winters in colder climates. Apart from this, greenhouses also provide protection to plants against factors that are adverse to their growth, for example, pests and strong winds.

Greenhouse effect

Greenhouse effect is an atmospheric phenomenon named after the heat-trapping transparent structures. Su...

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