Asked Nov 5, 2019

What is CAM photosynthesis and why is it better than either C3 or C4 photosynthesis in desert or very arid environments? How does it prevent water loss during the day?


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C3, C4, and Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) are the process of photosynthesis in which plants use atmospheric carbon dioxide to produce sugar. During carbon fixation, the stable product is a three carbon compound (3-p...

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