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Carbon capture is performed by the green parts of plants via photosynthesis.

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

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

Solar radiation

Soil nutrients

Atmospheric CO2

Soil water

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Solar radiation

Soil nutrients

Atmospheric CO2

Soil water

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

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

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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to high temperature.

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exposure to excess of light.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

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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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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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Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

soil moisture (REW).

the total leaf area (LAI).

air temperature (T).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

air humidity (VPD).

atmospheric CO2.

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atmospheric CO2.

air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

soil moisture (REW).

air humidity (VPD).