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how do green plants produce food

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  1. Chlorophyll in the leaves acts as a catalyst to enable H2O and CO2 to combine to form carbohydrates (sugar, starch and cellulose). The energy needed to enable these reactions come from sunlight.

    The process is called photosynthesis. You have probably heard of the term before.

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