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As plants respire, they release

oxygen.

carbon dioxide.

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carbon dioxide.

oxygen.

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Photosynthesis releases oxygen whereas respiration releases CO2.

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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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Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of CO2.

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

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True
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Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

soil moisture (REW).

air humidity (VPD).

atmospheric CO2.

air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

Response:

soil moisture (REW).

atmospheric CO2.

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

the total leaf area (LAI).

air humidity (VPD).

air temperature (T).

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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
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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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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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False

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

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

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True
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Multiple choice question

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

Soil nutrients

Atmospheric CO2

Solar radiation

Soil water

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Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Solar radiation

Soil 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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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