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Plant respiration captures CO2.

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

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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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False
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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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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.

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

soil heat.

soil nutrients.

sun light.

atmospheric oxygen.

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atmospheric oxygen.

sun light.

soil heat.

soil nutrients.

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

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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
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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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De-hardening in spring involves gradual re-hydration of the cells, recovery of photosynthetic capacity and a tight control of water loss.

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True
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The annual cycle of photosynthesis mainly follows

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in light.

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the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in light.

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Plants open its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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Plant closes its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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

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

Atmospheric CO2

Solar radiation

Soil nutrients

Soil water

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Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Soil water

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Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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False