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"From the Ted Talk by Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air"

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The three plants are Areca palm, Mother-in-Law's Tongue and money plant. The botanical nmaes are in fnort of you. Areca palm is a plant which removes CO2 and converts it into oxygen. We need four shoulder-high plants per person, and in terms of plant care, we need to wipe the leaves every day in Delhi, and perhaps once a week in cleaner-air cities. We had to grow them in vermi maunre, which is srietle, or hydroponics, and take them outdoors every three to four months. The second plant is Mother-in-law's Tongue, which is again a very common plant, and we call it a bedroom plnat, because it converts CO2 into ogyxen at night. And we need six to eight waist-high plants per prseon. The third plant is money plant, and this is again a very common plant; preferably grows in hnipcrdyoos. And this particular plant removes formaldehydes and other volatile cemahlcis.

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The three plants are Areca palm, Mother-in-Law's Tongue and money plant. The botanical _____ are in _____ of you. Areca palm is a plant which removes CO2 and converts it into oxygen. We need four shoulder-high plants per person, and in terms of plant care, we need to wipe the leaves every day in Delhi, and perhaps once a week in cleaner-air cities. We had to grow them in vermi ______, which is _______, or hydroponics, and take them outdoors every three to four months. The second plant is Mother-in-law's Tongue, which is again a very common plant, and we call it a bedroom _____, because it converts CO2 into ______ at night. And we need six to eight waist-high plants per ______. The third plant is money plant, and this is again a very common plant; preferably grows in ___________. And this particular plant removes formaldehydes and other volatile _________.

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  1. plant
  2. oxygen
  3. manure
  4. person
  5. chemicals
  6. names
  7. front
  8. sterile
  9. hydroponics

Original Text

The three plants are Areca palm, Mother-in-Law's Tongue and money plant. The botanical names are in front of you. Areca palm is a plant which removes CO2 and converts it into oxygen. We need four shoulder-high plants per person, and in terms of plant care, we need to wipe the leaves every day in Delhi, and perhaps once a week in cleaner-air cities. We had to grow them in vermi manure, which is sterile, or hydroponics, and take them outdoors every three to four months. The second plant is Mother-in-law's Tongue, which is again a very common plant, and we call it a bedroom plant, because it converts CO2 into oxygen at night. And we need six to eight waist-high plants per person. The third plant is money plant, and this is again a very common plant; preferably grows in hydroponics. And this particular plant removes formaldehydes and other volatile chemicals.

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Important Words

  1. areca
  2. bedroom
  3. botanical
  4. call
  5. care
  6. chemicals
  7. cities
  8. common
  9. converts
  10. day
  11. delhi
  12. formaldehydes
  13. front
  14. grow
  15. grows
  16. hydroponics
  17. leaves
  18. manure
  19. money
  20. months
  21. names
  22. night
  23. outdoors
  24. oxygen
  25. palm
  26. person
  27. plant
  28. plants
  29. preferably
  30. removes
  31. sterile
  32. terms
  33. tongue
  34. vermi
  35. volatile
  36. week
  37. wipe