what is photosynthesis?How it happens?What is the process?

Asked by akshay arya | 26th Jul, 2011, 03:03: AM

Expert Answer:

Photosynthesis is the process of synthesising food in plants.
The green pigment called chlorophyll traps sunlight energy and converts inorganic raw materials carbon dioxide and water into organic compounds, glucose and liberates oxygen during this process.
Steps involved in photosynthesis are:
  1. Absorption of light energy by chlorophyll.
  2. Conversion of light energy to chemical energy & splitting of water molecules into hydrogen & oxygen.
  3. Reduction of carbon dioxide to carbohydrates.

Answered by Meghna Thapar | 27th Jul, 2011, 03:45: PM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.