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Name: Cindi K.
Status: educator
Age: 40s
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Date: 
11/9/2003



Question:
What is plant respiration? My sixth grader needs to write a paper on this topic and the web site his teacher gave him will not come up.


Replies:
The following should be helpful. Basically, it is the opposite of photosynthesis.



http://www.officeport.com/enrich/lessons/pdf/3-A.pdf

Anthony Brach Ph.D.


Try this web page, which is an answer from another question/answer site, and includes a link to other sites describing photosynthesis.

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/mg/botany/respire.html

J. Elliott



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