Limiting Factors – Photosynthesis Ep 3

The environmental conditions must be just right for photosynthesis to take place at the fastest possible rate. Today we're going to take a look at how light intensity, temperature and carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration can affect and limit the rate of photosynthesis. They will also affect plant growth, because photosynthesis produces glucose for respiration. Plants … Read more

Gas Exchange in Plants – Exchange and Transport Ep 7

Sometimes it's easy to forget that plants exchange gases too because you can't see evidence of ventilation. As well as needing oxygen for respiration, plants also need carbon dioxide for photosynthesis. In addition, oxygen is a waste product of photosynthesis and carbon dioxide is a waste product of respiration. Dicotyledonous Plants First of all, what … Read more

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