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Whenever we test the rate of photosynthesis (hereafter refered to as Ph) we measure the volume of oxygen produced. We are told that oxygen is produced by the break down of water in the light dependent stage. We also work out that as light intensity increases, so does the rate that oxygen is produced, therefore we conclude that light intensity affects the rate of Ph. We are also told that the factors of Ph are: CO2 level, amount of water, type of chlorophyll etc. But I fail to see how CO2 levels that are used in the light independent stage to form carbohydrates, limits the rate at which oxygen is produced in the light dependent stage.
Re: In photosynthesis, how do CO2 levels affect the light dependent stage
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