Pulling down to correct level

Kelly O'Neill kellyo@wetrock.com
Fri, 15 Jul 2005 13:59:10 PDT
>  The stem can have a considerable percentage of
> the weight of the total plant, pressing downward on the bulb.  Also,
> when the wind blows, there is a rocking action produced 
at the bulb,
> at least to some degree.

OK, I am leaning towards the "bulbs do move" camp now. 
Another mechanism for movement could be bulb shape 
and size changes. Like a worm or snake in slow motion the 
shrinking and expanding of bulb parts due to moisture 
variation or "intentional" undulations could be very effective 
(especially under the weight of the plant).

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