while doing the plants release oxygen in the presence of sunlight experiment with hydrilla when we add baking soda to the beaker in which hydrilla is dipped in water before the experiment then the number of oxygen bubbles suddenly increase why does this happen?

Asked by vithika hazrati | 7th Apr, 2013, 10:44: PM

Expert Answer:

Because baking soda enhances the amount of carbon dioxide in water which ultimately increases the rate of photosynthesis and production of oxygen.

Answered by Meghna Thapar | 9th Apr, 2013, 11:31: AM

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