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The annual cycle of photosynthesis mainly follows

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in light.

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in soil temperature.

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the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in light.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in air temperature.

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

atmospheric oxygen.

sun light.

soil nutrients.

soil heat.

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atmospheric oxygen.

soil nutrients.

sun light.

soil heat.

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True/false question

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

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True
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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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Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

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exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

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

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False
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Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

air temperature (T).

atmospheric CO2.

soil moisture (REW).

the total leaf area (LAI).

air humidity (VPD).

Response:

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

atmospheric CO2.

soil moisture (REW).

air temperature (T).

the total leaf area (LAI).

air humidity (VPD).

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

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

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

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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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False