Introducing Plants

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It is an advantage to have a wide variety of plants because; 

a) uses of plants - as food, raw materials and medicines.

b) plant breeding - to produce new improved varieties.

c) ornamental plants - for improving our surroundings.

d) food webs - initial source of energy.

e) gas balance - during photosynthesis use carbon dioxide and produce oxygen.

f) habitats - many organisms live on or in plants.

If there was a reduction in variety of plants the following could happen;

Ecological Loss

a) natural resource destroyed. b) ecosystems lost forever. c) species lost forever

Therapeutic Loss

a) loss of plants


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