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High soil moisture leads to decreased photosynthesis.

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In boreal upland forests, low soil moisture decreases the rate of photosynthesis.

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The effect of light on photosynthesis has a clear saturating pattern: more light results in more photosynthesis but eventually leaves cannot take full advantage of all the extra light.

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To transform atmospheric CO2 into organic molecules, plants can use the energy from

sun light.

soil nutrients.

atmospheric oxygen.

soil heat.

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soil heat.

atmospheric oxygen.

soil nutrients.

sun light.

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Plant respiration captures CO2.

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Unlike photosynhesis, plant respiration captures atmospheric oxygen and releases carbon dioxide.

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Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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A complex microbiota lives belowground, releasing carbon dioxide to the soil.

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De-hardening in spring involves gradual re-hydration of the cells, recovery of photosynthetic capacity and a tight control of water loss.

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What is the source of carbon that is assimilated in photosynthesis?

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

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Soil water

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

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Plants open its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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Plant closes its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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Carbon becomes locked as part of the accumulating plant biomass as plants grow.

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Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to excess of light.

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exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to excess of light.

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Leaf area increases with stand age, resulting in a decreasing rate of photosynthesis in the stand.

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An increment in leaf area increases also the photosynthesis of a tree stand. However, the relationship is saturating.

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Carbon capture is performed by the green parts of plants via photosynthesis.

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In general, the more carbon dioxide that is available to the plant, the faster the rate of photosynthesis - if other factors are favourable.

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Early spring is a tricky time for plants due to the combination of sunny but still quite cold days.

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