C4 cycle

C4 cycle

(Science: plant biology) An alternative, very efficient pathway used by plants living in areas with low levels of carbon dioxide, to convert carbon dioxide into a form usable by the plants during photosynthesis.

some plants that use the c4 cycle: corn, sugarcane

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