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As plants respire, they release

carbon dioxide.

oxygen.

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oxygen.

carbon dioxide.

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

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

Response:

Solar radiation

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Atmospheric CO2

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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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False
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Plant respiration captures CO2.

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False

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

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

soil nutrients.

atmospheric oxygen.

soil heat.

sun light.

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atmospheric oxygen.

soil heat.

soil nutrients.

sun light.

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

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

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True
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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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Multiple choice question

The annual cycle of photosynthesis mainly follows

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in light.

the changes in air temperature.

Response:

the changes in light.

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

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

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False

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

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

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True
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Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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False