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(botany) The CAM pathway renders plants the ability to thrive and adapt in arid environments. It was first observed by the botanists, Ranson and Thomas, in the Crassulaceae family of succulents.


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... our progeny too can breed. I think that settles it. :) Nonsense! You chant a liberal mantra and claim it to be science? Wolves, coyotes, and dogs cam all breed and produce fertile offspring. You are aying that they are all the same. Turkeys, chickens, pheasants, and Pea fowl mixes can produce ...

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Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:41 pm
 
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Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)

... on the effect of this practice on the environment. 26.Explain why herbicides have such a deadly effect on green plants. 27.Desert plants use CAM carbon fixation, in which carbon dioxide uptake occurs during the night. The carbon is then fixed for use in the daylight hours, when photosynthesis ...

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by Ninthprince
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:38 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)
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Re: Transpiration Please help Me

... carbon dioxide/oxygen levels and additional water is lost. That, in part, is why plants have evolved different mechanisms (C3 versus C4 and CAM plants) to minimize water loss from the need to photosynthesize. Under extremely high levels of humidity, the rate of transpiration decreases even ...

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by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration Please help Me
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Re: Photosysnthesis

This separation of photosynthesis into day and night phases sounds like CAM photosynthesis. However, I think that's giving the author too much credit. I suspect this is a misinterpretation of "dark reactions" as something that happens at night. That ...

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by sachin
Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:16 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photosysnthesis
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