B2(i) - Life Processes 7.

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How Plants Use the Glucose.

Once plants have made the glucose, there are various ways they can use it.

1. FOR RESPIRATION.

1) Plants manufacture glucose in their leaves.

2) They then use some of the glucose for respiration.

3) This releases energy which enables them to convert the rest of the glucose into various other useful substances which they can use to build new cells and grow.

4) To produce some of these substances they also need to gather a few minerals from the soil.

2. MAKING FRUITS.

Glucose, along…

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