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As plants respire, they release

carbon dioxide.

oxygen.

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oxygen.

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Photosynthesis releases oxygen whereas respiration releases CO2.

carbon dioxide.

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At low air humidity, a plant closes its stomata to prevent transpiration. The action also decreases photosynthesis

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Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

air temperature (T).

soil moisture (REW).

atmospheric CO2.

air humidity (VPD).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

the total leaf area (LAI).

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air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

soil moisture (REW).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

air humidity (VPD).

atmospheric CO2.

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High soil moisture leads to decreased photosynthesis.

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False

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

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

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False
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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 light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

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exposure to excess of CO2

exposure to excess of light

exposure to high temperature

exposure to shortage of soil moisture

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Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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False
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In some part of the stems, some photosynthesis may also occur.

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True
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Multiple choice question

The annual cycle of photosynthesis mainly follows

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in light.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in air temperature.

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the changes in air temperature.

the changes in light.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in soil temperature.

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True/false question

Plants open its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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False

Plant closes its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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

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True
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Multiple choice question

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

Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation

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Atmospheric CO2

Soil water

Solar radiation

Soil nutrients

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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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True
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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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True
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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.