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Name: Michael S.
Status: student
Age: 20s
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Date: 11/9/2003


Question:
I have often wondered what gases are present inside bell peppers before they are cut open. Does anyone know? This may seem like an inconsequential question, but it is one I have wondered about for a while.


Replies:
Probably carbon dioxide (product of respiration) and oxygen (product of photosynthesis) plus other gases present in atmosphere (including nitrogen). Recommend checking with plant physiology text and searching www.google.com for further information.

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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