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

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True
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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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True
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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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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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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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Multiple choice question

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

soil heat.

atmospheric oxygen.

sun light.

soil nutrients.

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soil nutrients.

sun light.

soil heat.

atmospheric oxygen.

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Multiple choice question

As plants respire, they release

carbon dioxide.

oxygen.

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oxygen.

carbon dioxide.

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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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True
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Multiple choice question

The annual cycle of photosynthesis mainly follows

the changes in light.

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

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the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in light.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in soil temperature.

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Multiple choice question

Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

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exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

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Multiple choice question

Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

atmospheric CO2.

air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

air humidity (VPD).

soil moisture (REW).

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soil moisture (REW).

air temperature (T).

air humidity (VPD).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

atmospheric CO2.

the total leaf area (LAI).

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Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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

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True