What is the specific function of light energy in the process of photosynthesis ?

Asked by monikas | 15th Jul, 2008, 10:41: AM

Expert Answer:

Light is the main source of energy for photosynthesis. Photons of light excites chlorophyll-a, which emits high energy electron that is utilized in the formation of ATP. Light is also responsible for photolysis of water in presence of chlorophyll, to liberate oxygen essential for life.

Answered by  | 15th Jul, 2008, 11:06: AM

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