The process by which light energy is harnessed to assemble organic compounds (esp. glucose) from inorganic carbon dioxide.

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What is the PAR (photosynthetically active radiation) curve, numerically speaking?

I'm trying to do some rough figuring to calculating efficiencies of various light sources for growing plants. I'm hampered, however, by the lack of a curve to multiply by the spectrum of light ...
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Can Galactose be synthesized with photosynthesis?

I know that galactose can be found in sugar beets and some gums so I thought plants could synthesize galactose but in my book the answer to the question "Which of these can be synthesized with ...
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Why does low temperature make RuBP, GP and TP concentrations fall in Calvin cycle?

In my A level revision guide and places on the internet it states that at low temperatures levels of RuBP, GP and TP all fall. However I don't quite understand how this is the case, because as far as ...