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Activity Discussion Science & Technology Significance of Photosynthesis Reply To: Significance of Photosynthesis

  • Mansi

    December 1, 2023 at 2:54 pm
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    Photosynthesis is a process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria convert light energy into chemical energy in the form of organic compounds, primarily glucose. This process is essential for life on Earth as it produces oxygen, which is necessary for respiration in animals and other organisms. Photosynthesis also provides the food that all organisms need to survive.

    The process of photosynthesis takes place in the chloroplasts of plant cells. Chloroplasts contain chlorophyll, a green pigment that absorbs light energy. The absorbed light energy is then used to convert water and carbon dioxide into glucose and oxygen. The glucose is used to fuel the plant’s cells, and the oxygen is released into the atmosphere

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