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Q.If Most Plants Use More Oxygen Than They Produce, Then Why We Are Focused On Planting Trees If They’re Not At All Helping I

Zone Mumbai, India | roshnichiluka added on August 2, 2023 | Answered

n in cr We all are aware about the fact that plants utilize the carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere and use the energy from the sunlight to convert it together with water into carbohydrates. Plants persorm photosynthesis in the green parts of the plant body and the remaining parts such as old stems what do they do to fulfill their energy requirement? Also, what happens during the night, when there is no sunlight and what about the roots that are inside the soil where there is no sunlight? They perform respiration similar to how animals perform.

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Answered on August 2, 2023

They do respire, producing more oxygen than they use, typically. It is only under certain circumstances that they will not do so. I believe that this article will explain things:


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