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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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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 soil temperature.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in light.

the changes in air temperature.

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

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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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Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

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exposure to excess of CO2

exposure to shortage of soil moisture

exposure to excess of light

exposure to high temperature

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Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

air humidity (VPD).

soil moisture (REW).

air temperature (T).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

atmospheric CO2.

the total leaf area (LAI).

Response:

soil moisture (REW).

air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

air humidity (VPD).

atmospheric CO2.

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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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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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atmospheric oxygen.

soil heat.

soil nutrients.

sun light.

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

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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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Early spring is a tricky time for plants due to the combination of sunny but still quite cold days.

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Multiple choice question

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

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

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Solar radiation

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Atmospheric CO2