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True/false question

Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Soil water

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Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

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

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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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Multiple choice question

Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

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exposure to high temperature

exposure to shortage of soil moisture

exposure to excess of CO2

exposure to excess of light

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Leaf area increases with stand age, resulting in a decreasing rate of photosynthesis in the stand.

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True

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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Plant respiration captures CO2.

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False

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

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Plants open its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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True

Plant closes its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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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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Multiple choice question

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

sun light.

atmospheric oxygen.

soil nutrients.

soil heat.

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sun light.

soil nutrients.

atmospheric oxygen.

soil heat.