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True/false question

Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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True
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True/false question

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

sun light.

soil heat.

atmospheric oxygen.

soil nutrients.

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sun light.

soil heat.

soil nutrients.

atmospheric oxygen.

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True/false question

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

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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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Multiple choice question

Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

soil moisture (REW).

atmospheric CO2.

air humidity (VPD).

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soil moisture (REW).

air temperature (T).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

atmospheric CO2.

air humidity (VPD).

the total leaf area (LAI).

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True/false question

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

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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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Soil nutrients

Atmospheric CO2

Solar radiation

Soil water

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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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Multiple choice question

Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to high temperature.

Response:

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to high temperature.

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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 air temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in light.

the changes in soil temperature.

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the changes in light.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in soil temperature.

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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