Photosynthesis - Additional Biology (Page 24)

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  • Photosynthesis
    • Photosynthesis is the process by which leaves absorb light and carbon dioxide to produce carbohydrates for plants to grow.
      • Photosynthesis occurs inside the chloroplasts. Chloroplasts contain chlorophyll which absorbs in sunlight and uses it to convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose. Oxygen is produced as a by-product.
    • The rate of photosynthesis may be limited by:
    • The structure of the leaf is adapted to its functions:


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