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A plant in your garden avoids photorespiratory losses, has improved water use efficiency, shows high rate of photosynthesis at high temperatures and has improved efficiency of nitrogen utilisation. In which of the following physiological groups would you assign this plant?

  • C4

  • CAM

  • Nitogen-fixer

  • C3

Answer

A.

C4

C4 plants show very little photorespiration and better utilisation of water. 

C4 plants show very little photorespiration and better utilisation of water.