Gasses Inside Peppers
Name: Michael S.
I have often wondered what gases are present inside bell peppers before they are cut
open. Does anyone know? This may seem like an inconsequential question, but it is one I have
wondered about for a while.
Probably carbon dioxide (product of respiration) and oxygen (product of
photosynthesis) plus other gases present in atmosphere (including
nitrogen). Recommend checking with plant physiology text and searching
www.google.com for further information.
Anthony Brach, Ph.D
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