How does pollution affect plants?

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One type of pollution which affects plants and therefore plant diversity is air pollution. This not only adds to global warming which increases temperatures (effect on plants stated above) but is also damaging to the vegetation itself. Although there are many pollutants, some of the most prominent are sulfur dioxide(〖SO〗_2) and ozone(O_3). There are various effects caused by the damaging pollution, some of which are premature leaf dropping, stunted growth and twig dieback. Other types of pollution affecting plant growth are water and soil pollution; these can have both positive and negative effects. Fertilizers may leach into water sources from surrounding soil, increasing their nitrogen...
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