This is something very interesting I just read. So sharing it with everyone here - I too often wondered about this a lot. As I could clearly see a difference between how plants were growing under a high tension power line above. In comparison to plants just a few hundred feet away. This article is long, but please do make the time to read it. Because this technology also is helpful when it comes to geminating of very stubborn seeds. https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20230816-the-farmers-boosting-crops-with-electricity This also in a way might tackle the problem plants and trees experience in a zero gravity environment. As electricity can make the roots find a direction. Which they otherwise can't in the absence of gravity. So this could also mean food cultivation in space someday!