B2, Photosynthesis

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What do green plants use to absorb light energy?
Chlorophyll
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How do plants use light?
To react carbon dioxide with water to produce glucose
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How is glucose used?
For respiration or is turned in to starch and stored as glucose
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What is the bi-product of respiration?
oxygen
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Name 4 factors limiting the rate of photosynthesis
temperature, carbon dioxide, concentration and light intensity
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What are green houses used for and who mainly uses them?
Mainly used by farmers. Used to assist artificial photosynthesis
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What is a dissadvantage of greenhouses?
They are very expensive to run
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What would a farmer need to ensure to make sure his green house is cost-sustainable?
He would need to ensure that he has optimum growth
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What do paraffin lamps do?
Produce light, heat and carbon dioxide
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Name two things other than respiration and starch that glucose produces
Cellulose and proteins
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Name two examples of proteins
Enzymes and chlorophyll
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What do plants need to make proteins and where do they get them from?
They need mineral ions and they retrieve them from the soil
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What is the purpose of cullulose?
To strengthen the cell
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How do plants use light?

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To react carbon dioxide with water to produce glucose

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How is glucose used?

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What is the bi-product of respiration?

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Name 4 factors limiting the rate of photosynthesis

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