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NCERT Biology Class 11

Biology Textbook for Class 11

Chapter 13 - Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Pages 224 - 225

Q 1 | Page 224

By looking at a plant externally can you tell whether a plant is C3 or C4? Why and how?

Q 2 | Page 224

By looking at which internal structure of a plant can you tell whether a plant is C3 or C4? Explain.

Q 3 | Page 224

Even though a very few cells in a C4 plant carry out the biosynthetic – Calvin pathway, yet they are highly productive. Can you discuss why?

Q 4 | Page 225

RuBisCo is an enzyme that acts both as a carboxylase and oxygenase. Why do you think RuBisCo carries out more carboxylation in C4 plants?

Q 5 | Page 225

Suppose there were plants that had a high concentration of Chlorophyll-b, but lacked chlorophyll-a, would it carry out photosynthesis? Then why do plants have chlorophyll-and other accessory pigments?

Q 6 | Page 225

Why is the colour of a leaf kept in the dark frequently yellow, or pale green? Which pigment do you think is more stable?

Q 7 | Page 225

Look at leaves of the same plant on the shady side and compare it with the leaves on the sunny side. Or, compare the potted plants kept in the sunlight with those in the shade. Which of them has leaves that are darker green? Why?

Q 8 | Page 225

In the Figure shows the effect of light on the rate of photosynthesis. Based on the graph, answer the following questions:

(a) At which point/s (A, B or C) in the curve is light a limiting factor?

(b) What could be the limiting factor/s in region A?

(c) What do C and D represent on the curve?

 

Q 9.1 | Page 225

Give comparison between the following: - C3 and C4 pathways

Q 9.3 | Page 225

Give comparison between the following - Anatomy of leaf in C3 and C4 plants

NCERT Biology Class 11

Biology Textbook for Class 11

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Biology chapter 13 - Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

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Concepts covered in Class 11 Biology chapter 13 Photosynthesis in Higher Plants are Photosynthesis as a Mean of Autotrophic Nutrition, Site of Photosynthesis, Pigments Are Involved in Photosynthesis, Photochemical and Biosynthetic Phases of Photosynthesis, Electron Transport - Cyclic and Non-cyclic Photo-phosphorylation, Photorespiration, Light-independent Reactions, Factors Affecting Photosynthesis, The C4 Pathway, Early Experiments - (Photosynthesis), Chloroplast Structure, Photosynthesis in Higher Plants (Questions), Photosynthesis Reaction, Where Does Photosynthesis Take Place, Concept of Light Reaction, Concept of Electron Transport, Electron Transport - Splitting of Water, Electron Transport - Chemiosmotic Hypothesis, Primary Acceptor of CO2, Calvin Cycle.

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