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Multiple choice question

Photosynthesis shuts down if the temperature of previous night has been lower than

-5 celsius.

-10 celsius.

0 celsius.

5 celsius.

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-10 celsius.

0 celsius.

5 celsius.

-5 celsius.

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Multiple choice question

Respiration is a cellular process to obtain chemical energy from

the oxidation soil nutrients.

the oxidation of organic molecules.

the oxidation of water.

the oxidation of plant tissues.

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the oxidation soil nutrients.

the oxidation of plant tissues.

the oxidation of organic molecules.

the oxidation of water.

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Multiple choice question

Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to high temperature.

Response:

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to high temperature.

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True/false question

In trees, approximately half of the carbon bound in photosynthesis is used for construction of new biomass.

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True
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"Stage of acclimation" refers to the seasonality of

the litter fall activity.

the photosynthetic activity.

the flowering activity.

the growth activity.

Response:

the photosynthetic activity.

the litter fall activity.

the growth activity.

the flowering activity.

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True/false question

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

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True
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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 stage of acclimation at any given day depends on the temperatures experienced by the plant during the previous months.

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The stage of acclimation at any given day depends on the temperatures experienced by the plant during the previous days.

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As VPD increases, photosynthesis decreases due to the closure of the stomata.

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True
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True/false question

The air is moist if VPD (Vapour Pressure Deficit) is high.

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False
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True/false question

Since stomata are the same pores through which carbon dioxide enters into the leaves, the result of their closure is a reduction in photosynthesis.

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

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False

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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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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True/false question

REW stands for "Relative Extractable Water"

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False