11th Class Biology Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

  • question_answer 18)
    PEP is primary  acceptor in (a)  plants                     (b) ?3 plants                        (c)  plants                           (d) both  and  plants


                      (a)  plants have evolved PEP as primary acceptor of  to avoid the sensitivity of RuBP carboxylase-oxygenase to high concentration of oxygen, so that they can avoid photorespiratory loss of  occuring in them. Other options (b), (c) and (d) are incorrect. PEP is not primary acceptor in them.

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