Class 11 Biology Photosynthesis In Higher Plants Introduction


  • Photosynthesis, a physico-chemical process by which the green plants use light energy to drive the synthesis of organic compounds.
  • Photosynthesis is the process by which the green plants absorb sunlight to produce glucose from carbon dioxide and water.
  • Photosynthesis is important due to
  • it is the primary source of all food on earth
  • it is also responsible for the release of oxygen into the atmosphere by green plants.


Fig. photosynthesis

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