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Do all leafed plants produce oxygen at the same rate, given optimum conditions? For instance, does a succulent like a jade plant produce as much oxygen per leaf area as a flat leaf plant like a philodendron?


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No, photosynthesis occurs at different rates depending upon the species and other variables.

For example,

http://www.marietta.edu/~spilatrs/biol103/photolab/physfacs.html

http://www.springerlink.com/content/gh03l81207864016/

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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