Compare and contrast C_3, C_4, and CAM plants.

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Compare and contrast {eq}\rm C_3,\ C_4 {/eq}, and CAM plants.

Plants:

The autotrophic, multicellular, and eukaryotic members of the kingdom Plantae are plants. The plant kingdom contains angiosperms and gymnosperms. These eukaryotes perform photosynthesis.

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The difference between {eq}{{\rm{C}}_{\rm{3}}}{\rm{, }}{{\rm{C}}_{\rm{4}}} {/eq} , and CAM plants are:

{eq}{{\rm{C}}_{\rm{3}}} {/eq} plants can...

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C3 Plants: Definition, Types & Examples

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Plants have evolved specific adaptations to allow them to survive in harsh climates. One of these adaptations is the way in which the plant undergoes photosynthesis. This lesson will focus on C3 plants, which use the most basic type of photosynthesis.


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