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

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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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Photosynthesis of a tree canopy is driven or influenced by

air humidity (VPD).

air temperature (T).

atmospheric CO2.

soil moisture (REW).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

the total leaf area (LAI).

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atmospheric CO2.

the total leaf area (LAI).

soil moisture (REW).

air humidity (VPD).

air temperature (T).

photosynthetically active solar radiation (PAR).

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The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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

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True
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Multiple choice question

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

Solar radiation

Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Soil water

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Atmospheric CO2

Soil water

Soil nutrients

Solar radiation

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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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Multiple choice question

As plants respire, they release

oxygen.

carbon dioxide.

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oxygen.

carbon dioxide.

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

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True
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Multiple choice question

Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to high temperature.

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exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of light.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

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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.