How do herbicides affect photosynthesis?

Answer Plants convert sunlight to carbohydrates in a process called photosynthesis According to Iowa State University, phases of this process include light absorption and electron transport. Certain herb... Read More »

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How Do Herbicides Affect Plants?

Herbicides are chemicals that are used to kill plants or to prevent the normal growth of the plant. Herbicides are commonly used by farmers to help kill weeds to prevent them from taking over crop... Read More »

Does salt affect photosynthesis?

Salt (sodium chloride) has been demonstrated to reduce the rate of photosynthesis in chick pea (Cicer arietinum), rice (Oryza sativ) and sunflower (Helianthus annuus) plants, among other species, a... Read More »

How does the oil spill affect photosynthesis?

I think you are asking if the spill damage extends beyond the Gulf Coast area. My answer is yes for air pollution and a maybe for water pollution.First, the air pollution issue. I would say there i... Read More »

How will temperature affect the rate of photosynthesis?

The rate of photosynthesis in relation to temperature forms a bell curve.At low temperatures the enzymes responsible for photosynthesis have very little energy so the rate of photosynthesis is very... Read More »