NCERT Grade 11 Biology Chapter 14, Respiration in Plants deals with cellular respiration or the mechanism of breakdown of food materials within the plant cell to release energy, and the trapping of this energy for synthesis of ATP. This chapter is a part of Unit 4, Plant Physiology. Unit 4 contains 5 chapters that deal with various processes within the plant body.
Students are already aware about photosynthesis. This chapter deals with topics such as Do Plants Breathe? Glycolysis, Fermentation, Aerobic Respiration, The Respiratory Balance Sheet, Amphibolic Pathway and Respiratory Quotient in plants. Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle and Electron Transport System (ETS) and Oxidative Phosphorylation are the concepts that shall be introduced to the students. These will help for better and in-depth understanding about Plant Respiration. This chapter has a number of reactions and biochemical processes that are described in a very simple manner to enable better understanding. Easy language and sequential description of processes make this chapter interesting and fun to learn. NCERT Grade 11 Biology Chapter 14, Respiration in 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 14 (Respiration in 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 14 Respiration in Plants are given below.
EX 14.1 - Do Plants Breathe?
EX 14.2 - Glycolysis
EX 14.3 - Fermentation
EX 14.4 - Aerobic Respiration
EX 14.4.1 - Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
EX 14.4.2 - Electron Transport System (ETS) and Oxidative Phosphorylation
EX 14.5 - The Respiratory Balance Sheet
EX 14.6 - Amphibolic Pathway
EX 14.7 - Respiratory Quotient.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 14 Exercises - 12 Questions with Solutions.
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