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Re: Plants DO respire in light

Sherman Lovell Writes:
>        There seems to be a common misconception that plants synthesize in
> light, then respire in darkness.  While it's true that photosynthesis
> has to stop at sundown, I remember in a biology class I took 20 years
> ago that the professor made a point of making it very clear that plants
> respire in both darkness and in light.
 	Indeed many plants grow faster with a 24 hour lighting regime. So if
they couldn't respire in light plants under such conditions would
eventually die!