Photosynthesis

Process by which green plants convert light to energy by transforming carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates.

The efficiency is less than 6%.

There are several pathways of photosynthesis with different responses to atmospheric CO2 concentrations.


See also: Carbon Fixation Reactions, Chlorophylls, Photochemical Reaction Centre, Photoreduction, Phototroph.

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Subjects: Biology


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