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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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False
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Almost half of the total biomass of a tree may be allocated to the roots.

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False
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Plant respiration captures CO2.

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True

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

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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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Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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As plants respire, they release

carbon dioxide.

oxygen.

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oxygen.

carbon dioxide.

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

Soil water

Soil nutrients

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

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Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Solar radiation

Soil water

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

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True
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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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True
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When there is low soil moisture, plants close its stomata pores which then decreases photosynthesis.

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

soil nutrients.

sun light.

soil heat.

atmospheric oxygen.

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soil nutrients.

soil heat.

sun light.

atmospheric oxygen.

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

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True