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photosynthesize

(fō′tō-sĭn′thĭ-sīz′)
v. photosynthe·sized, photosynthe·sizing, photosynthe·sizes
v.tr.
To synthesize by the process of photosynthesis.
v.intr.
To perform the process of photosynthesis.
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Highly productive tropical seagrasses often live adjacent to or among coral reefs and photosynthesise at such rates you can see the oxygen they produce practically bubbling away," the BBC quoted him as saying.
Tuta caterpillars target plants, making them unable to photosynthesise, or burrow deep into the fruit, laying eggs and rendering the tomatoes unsaleable.
Expert tip Each cutting needs to have only two or three leaves - just enough so that the plant can continue to photosynthesise and grow.
Explaining the background to the study, Dr Unsworth said: "Highly productive tropical seagrasses often live adjacent to or among coral reefs and photosynthesise at such rates you can see the oxygen they produce practically bubbling away.
This was because neither plants nor algae were present at that time to photosynthesise and produce oxygen.
They photosynthesise during the day and add oxygen to the water, but consume it at night.
Firstly, wash all the leaves to clear up the sooty mould and allow your lemon tree a chance to photosynthesise properly.
They need radiant energy to photosynthesise, and we have plenty of sunlight, and they are tolerant of saline water, of which we have more than enough.
If you are a fan of rubber plants, aspidistras and spathyphyllums they will benefit now from a leaf shine to remove the dust that will have accumulated over the winter, this will enable the plants to photosynthesise more efficiently.
It is not a difficult disease to control and is not normally a killer but it makes the plant unable to photosynthesise and unable to grow properly.
The major "pollutant" was CO2, which in the presence of sunlight and water allows green plants to photosynthesise.