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Table 1.
Literature that students can consult in their investigations.
TopicReferences to Consult
Experiments on the influence of music on seed germination Collins, M.E. & Foreman, J.E.K. (2001). The effect of sound on the growth of plants. Canadian Acoustics, 29(2), 3–8.
Ekici, N., Dane, F., Mamedova, L., Metin, I. & Huseyinov, M. (2007). The effects of different musical instruments on root growth and mitosis in onion (Allium cepa) root apical meristem. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 6, 369–373.
Meng, Q., Zhou, Q., Zheng, S. & Gao, Y. (2012). Responses on photosynthesis and variable chlorophyll fluorescence of Fragaria ananassa under sound wave. Energy Procedia, 16, 346–352.
Teixeira da Silva, J.A. & Dobránszki, J. (2014). Sonication and ultrasound: impact on plant growth and development. Plant Cell, Tissue, and Organ Culture, 117, 131–143. 
Influence of different genres of music on seed germination Chivukula, V. & Ramaswamy, S. (2014). Effect of different types of music on Rosa chenensis plants. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 5, 431–434.
Retallack, D. & Broman, F. (1973). Response of growing plants to the manipulation of their environment. In The Sound of Music and Plants. Santa Monica, CA: DeVorss.
Sulong, N.A., Khalil, N.I.M., Dahari, M.I. & Zakaria, A.A. (2016). Effect of different sound genres on in vitro seed germination of Grammatophyllum hybrid and Grammatophyllum stapeliiflorum orchids. Open Conference Proceedings Journal, 7, 94–103.
Vanol, D. & Vaidya, R. (2014). Effect of sound (music and noise) and varying frequency on growth of guar or cluster bean seed germination and growth of plants. Quest, 2(3), 9–14. 
The mechanism of action on seeds (physiology) Ananthakrishnan, G., Xia, X., Amutha, S., Singer, S., Muraganantham, M., Yablomsky, S., et al. (2007). Ultrasonic treatment stimulates multiple shoot regeneration and explant enlargement in recalcitrant squash cotyledon explants in vitro. Plant Cell Reports, 26, 267–276.
Chowdhury, A.R. & Gupta, A. (2015). Effect of music on plants – an overview. International Journal of Integrative Sciences, Innovation and Technology, 4(6), 30–34.
Ekici, N., Dane, F., Mamedova, L., Metin, I. & Huseyinov, M. (2007). The effects of different musical instruments on root growth and mitosis in onion (Allium cepa) root apical meristem. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 6, 369–373.
Gagliano, M., Renton, M., Depczynski, M. & Mancuso, S. (2014). Experience teaches plants to learn faster and forget slower in environments where it matters. Oecologia, 175, 63–72.
Teixeira da Silva, J.A. & Dobránszki, J. (2014). Sonication and ultrasound: impact on plant growth and development. Plant Cell, Tissue, and Organ Culture, 117, 131–143.
Wang, B., Zhao, H., Liu, Y. & Sakanishi, A. (2001). The effects of alternative stress on the cell membrane deformability of chrysanthemum callus cells. Colloids and Surfaces B, 20, 321–325.
Wang, B., Zhao, H., Wang, X., Duan, C., Wang, D. & Sakanishi, A. (2002). Influence of sound stimulation on plasma membrane H+-ATPase activity. Colloids and Surfaces B, 25, 183–188.
Wang, X., Wang, B., Jia, Y., Duan, C. & Sakanishi, A. (2003). Effect of sound wave on the synthesis of nucleic acid and protein in chrysanthemum. Colloids and Surfaces B, 29, 99–102. 
Influence of music on humans Huron, D. (2003). Is music an evolutionary adaptation? In I. Peretz & R. Zatorre (Eds.), The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music (pp. 57–75). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Juslin, P.N., Liljestrom, S., Vastfjall, D., Barradas, G. & Silva, A. (2008). An experience sampling study of emotional reactions to music: listener, music and situation. Emotion, 8, 668–683.
Khalfa, S., Bella, S.D., Roy, M., Peretz, I. & Lupien, S.J. (2003). Effects of relaxing music on salivary cortisol level after psychological stress. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 999, 374–376.
Menon, V. & Levitin, D.J. (2005). The rewards of music listening: response and physiological connectivity of the mesolimbic system. NeuroImage, 28, 175–184.
Peretz, I. & Zatorre, R. (2003). The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 
TopicReferences to Consult
Experiments on the influence of music on seed germination Collins, M.E. & Foreman, J.E.K. (2001). The effect of sound on the growth of plants. Canadian Acoustics, 29(2), 3–8.
Ekici, N., Dane, F., Mamedova, L., Metin, I. & Huseyinov, M. (2007). The effects of different musical instruments on root growth and mitosis in onion (Allium cepa) root apical meristem. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 6, 369–373.
Meng, Q., Zhou, Q., Zheng, S. & Gao, Y. (2012). Responses on photosynthesis and variable chlorophyll fluorescence of Fragaria ananassa under sound wave. Energy Procedia, 16, 346–352.
Teixeira da Silva, J.A. & Dobránszki, J. (2014). Sonication and ultrasound: impact on plant growth and development. Plant Cell, Tissue, and Organ Culture, 117, 131–143. 
Influence of different genres of music on seed germination Chivukula, V. & Ramaswamy, S. (2014). Effect of different types of music on Rosa chenensis plants. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 5, 431–434.
Retallack, D. & Broman, F. (1973). Response of growing plants to the manipulation of their environment. In The Sound of Music and Plants. Santa Monica, CA: DeVorss.
Sulong, N.A., Khalil, N.I.M., Dahari, M.I. & Zakaria, A.A. (2016). Effect of different sound genres on in vitro seed germination of Grammatophyllum hybrid and Grammatophyllum stapeliiflorum orchids. Open Conference Proceedings Journal, 7, 94–103.
Vanol, D. & Vaidya, R. (2014). Effect of sound (music and noise) and varying frequency on growth of guar or cluster bean seed germination and growth of plants. Quest, 2(3), 9–14. 
The mechanism of action on seeds (physiology) Ananthakrishnan, G., Xia, X., Amutha, S., Singer, S., Muraganantham, M., Yablomsky, S., et al. (2007). Ultrasonic treatment stimulates multiple shoot regeneration and explant enlargement in recalcitrant squash cotyledon explants in vitro. Plant Cell Reports, 26, 267–276.
Chowdhury, A.R. & Gupta, A. (2015). Effect of music on plants – an overview. International Journal of Integrative Sciences, Innovation and Technology, 4(6), 30–34.
Ekici, N., Dane, F., Mamedova, L., Metin, I. & Huseyinov, M. (2007). The effects of different musical instruments on root growth and mitosis in onion (Allium cepa) root apical meristem. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 6, 369–373.
Gagliano, M., Renton, M., Depczynski, M. & Mancuso, S. (2014). Experience teaches plants to learn faster and forget slower in environments where it matters. Oecologia, 175, 63–72.
Teixeira da Silva, J.A. & Dobránszki, J. (2014). Sonication and ultrasound: impact on plant growth and development. Plant Cell, Tissue, and Organ Culture, 117, 131–143.
Wang, B., Zhao, H., Liu, Y. & Sakanishi, A. (2001). The effects of alternative stress on the cell membrane deformability of chrysanthemum callus cells. Colloids and Surfaces B, 20, 321–325.
Wang, B., Zhao, H., Wang, X., Duan, C., Wang, D. & Sakanishi, A. (2002). Influence of sound stimulation on plasma membrane H+-ATPase activity. Colloids and Surfaces B, 25, 183–188.
Wang, X., Wang, B., Jia, Y., Duan, C. & Sakanishi, A. (2003). Effect of sound wave on the synthesis of nucleic acid and protein in chrysanthemum. Colloids and Surfaces B, 29, 99–102. 
Influence of music on humans Huron, D. (2003). Is music an evolutionary adaptation? In I. Peretz & R. Zatorre (Eds.), The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music (pp. 57–75). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Juslin, P.N., Liljestrom, S., Vastfjall, D., Barradas, G. & Silva, A. (2008). An experience sampling study of emotional reactions to music: listener, music and situation. Emotion, 8, 668–683.
Khalfa, S., Bella, S.D., Roy, M., Peretz, I. & Lupien, S.J. (2003). Effects of relaxing music on salivary cortisol level after psychological stress. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 999, 374–376.
Menon, V. & Levitin, D.J. (2005). The rewards of music listening: response and physiological connectivity of the mesolimbic system. NeuroImage, 28, 175–184.
Peretz, I. & Zatorre, R. (2003). The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 
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