Photosynthesis vs Chemosynthesis: Differences and Examples

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All living organism needs energy to perform their different normal metabolic functions. Food is the source of energy of the living body. Photosynthesis is the process by which the chlorophyll-containing green plant and algae synthesizes glucose (carbohydrates) and evolves oxygen using CO2 of the air and water in the presence of sunlight. During the photosynthesis, … Read more

Aerobic Vs Anaerobic Respiration: Definition, Differences and Significance

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The word respiration is derived from the Latin ‘respirare’ meaning to breathe. Generally, respiration is the physio-chemical process which leads to the chemical breakdown of materials to provide energy for life. It occurs inside the living cells of all types of organisms (from prokaryotic bacteria and Achaeans to eukaryotic protests, fungi, plants, and animals) to … Read more

Nutrition in Plants: Role and Deficiency Symptoms

Nutrition is the process by which living organisms take their food for maintaining proper growth, metabolisms and replacement of tissue.  Plants nutrition occurs in two phases such as synthesis and assimilation.  Generally, plants nutrition is of two types such as autotrophic plant nutrition and heterotrophic nutrition. Autotrophic Plant Nutrition In autotrophic nutrition, the plant gains … Read more