C3 PLANTS

Excerpts from Bender, Arnold E. 1990. Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology. Butterworths, Boston.
Type of plants in which, during photosynthesis, the carbon dioxide is combined with ribulose diphosphate to produce two 3-carbon acids.

 
Modified and compiled for the FOOD RESOURCE, Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University
Updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2012.