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

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

Soil nutrients

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

Soil water

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Atmospheric CO2

Solar radiation

Soil nutrients

Soil water

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

soil nutrients.

sun light.

soil heat.

atmospheric oxygen.

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soil heat.

soil nutrients.

atmospheric oxygen.

sun light.

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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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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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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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Multiple choice question

Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of CO2.

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exposure to shortage of soil moisture

exposure to excess of CO2

exposure to excess of light

exposure to high 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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True
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Multiple choice question

Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

soil moisture (REW).

atmospheric CO2.

air humidity (VPD).

the total leaf area (LAI).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

air temperature (T).

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photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

air humidity (VPD).

atmospheric CO2.

soil moisture (REW).

the total leaf area (LAI).

air temperature (T).

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Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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False
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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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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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

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

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True