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What colour of plant is photosynthesis carried out by?

Green

1

What is the equation for photosynthesis?

Carbon dioxide + water----light energy
Chlorophyll

= glucose and oxygen

2

What is the glucose converted into for storage?

Starch

3

Name all the limiting factors of photosynthesis

Carbon dioxide concentration
Light intensity
Temperature

4

What is photosynthesis controlled by?

Enzymes

5

Name stage 1 of photosynthesis

The light dependant stage

6

Name stage 2 of photosynthesis

Carbon fixation

7

What is a variegated leaf?

One that is green and white

8

What two products from stage 1 go on to stage 2?

ATP
Hydrogen

9

What is the by product of stage 1?

Oxygen

10

What happens in stage 2?

The carbon dioxide and hydrogen combine using the ATP and form glucose

11

Why do plants photosynthesise?

To make their own food