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Find Out How Much Cellulose is Made by All the Plants in the Biosphere and Compare It with How Much of Paper is Manufactured by Man and Hence What is the Consumption of Plant Material by Man Annually. - Biology

Find out how much cellulose is made by all the plants in the biosphere and compare it with how much of paper is manufactured by man and hence what is the consumption of plant material by man annually. What a loss of vegetation!

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Solution

Approximately, 100 billion tonnes of cellulose are made per year by all the plants in the biosphere and it takes 17 full grown trees to make one ton of paper. Trees are also used to fulfil the other requirements of man such as for timber, food, medicines, etc. Hence, it is difficult to calculate the annual consumption of plant material by man.

Concept: Concept of Polysaccharides
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NCERT Class 11 Biology Textbook
Chapter 9 Biomolecules
Q 14 | Page 161
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