Requirements Photosynthesis has very few basic requirements but …
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BASIC PHOTOSYNTHESIS - Photobiology
Various other living beings, including humans, are either direct, or indirect beneficiaries of photosynthesis.
Sunlight is one of the basic requirements when it comes to photosynthesis and that explains why plants don't photosynthesize at night.
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