Questions and Assignments

Use the tools and the concepts learned so far to discuss and determine answers to the following questions:

  1. What are C3, C4, and CAM plants? Describe the differences in their photosynthetic pathways.

  2. Describe what factors have the most impact on the photosynthetic efficiencies of C3, C4 and CAM plants.

  3. How global warming and higher CO2 concentrations may affect the growth and development of C3, C4 and CAM plants?

  4. Explain physiological limitations in C3, C4 and CAM plants to adapt to climate change.

  5. How is a C3 plant Bamboo, suited to restore the fractured forest ecosystems of Uganda?