NCERT Grade 11 Biology Chapter 13, Photosynthesis in Higher Plants is a part of Unit 4, Plant Physiology. Students are already aware of the basic process of photosynthesis. This chapter focusses on the structure of the photosynthetic machinery and the various reactions that transform light energy into chemical energy.
In this chapter, What do we Know about Photosynthesis? Early Experiments on Photosynthesis, Where does Photosynthesis take place? How many Pigments are involved in Photosynthesis? What is Light Reaction? The Electron Transport, Where are the ATP and NADPH Used? The C4 Pathway, Photorespiration and Factors affecting Photosynthesis are topics that the students will learn. The above mentioned topics deal with concepts such as Splitting of Water, Cyclic and Non-cyclic Photo-phosphorylation, Chemiosmotic Hypothesis, The Primary Acceptor of CO2, The Calvin Cycle, Light, Carbon dioxide Concentration, Temperature and Water associated to Photosynthesis in Higher Plants in detail.
Study on photosynthesis from past to the evolution in the experiments that studied the biochemical phenomena is demonstrated in detail with the help of diagrams and activities in this chapter. NCERT Grade 11 Biology Chapter 13, Photosynthesis in Higher Plants is a part of Unit 4, Plant Physiology. Unit 4 is a combination of 5 chapters and holds a total weightage of 6% in the NEET examination and 18 marks in the final examination.
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Biology Chapter 13 (Photosynthesis in Higher Plants) solved by expert Biology teachers. We provide solutions for questions given in Class 11 Biology text-book as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 11 Biology. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 13 Photosynthesis in Higher Plants are given below.
EX 13.1 - What do we Know?
EX 13.2 - Early Experiments
EX 13.3 - Where does Photosynthesis take place?
EX 13.4 - How many Pigments are involved in Photosynthesis?
EX 13.5 - What is Light Reaction?
EX 13.6 - The Electron Transport
EX 13.7 - Where are the ATP and NADPH Used?
EX 13.8 - The C4 Pathway
EX 13.9 - Photorespiration
EX 13.10 - Factors affecting Photosynthesis.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 13 Exercises - 9 Questions with Solutions.
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