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Bio why study plants - Biology:Plants Whystudyplants? 08:14

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Biology: Plants Why study plants? 08:14 Google> aspb> teaching tools> why study plants We could not live without plants: Plants produce most of the oxygen we breathe. Mitochondria and nucleus need oxygen  to produce ATP. Plants produce most of the chemically stored energy we consume as food and burn for  fuel. Plants produce an amazing assortment of useful chemicals. Priestley recognized the lack of oxygen with animals, but he also recognized that plants  has the ability to restore the air. We now know that they produce oxygen as a by-product  of photosynthesis. Plants convert CO2 gas into sugars through photosynthesis.  Plants can produce an amazing assortment of chemicals.  Cells were first observed in plants using a light microscope.  Viruses were first purified from plants.  Mendel’s studies of peas revealed the laws of inheritance, and… hemophilia, as well as  countless other human diseases that have a genetic contribution. 
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course BIO 1002 taught by Professor Hrinchevich during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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Bio why study plants - Biology:Plants Whystudyplants? 08:14

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