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

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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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High soil moisture leads to decreased photosynthesis.

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In boreal upland forests, low soil moisture decreases the rate of photosynthesis.

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

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

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Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation

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

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

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The annual cycle of photosynthesis mainly follows

the changes in light.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in soil temperature.

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the changes in light.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

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As plants respire, they release

carbon dioxide.

oxygen.

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carbon dioxide.

oxygen.

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

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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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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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Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

soil moisture (REW).

atmospheric CO2.

air humidity (VPD).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

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the total leaf area (LAI).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

air humidity (VPD).

air temperature (T).

soil moisture (REW).

atmospheric CO2.

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

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