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Definition of substrate

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

The base on which an organism lives soil is the substrate of most seed plants>
(Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

Definition as written by talinum:

Any combination of materials that provide support, water retention, aeration, or nutrient retention for plant growth.

Definition as written by Magpye:

Surface on which a plant or animal grows, or to which a plant or animal is attached.

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