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Core Elements of Photosynthesis

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The action of a plant converting air and water into sugars for food is called photosynthesis. Part of the process of photosynthesis includes the plants releasing oxygen after consuming carbon dioxide. The core elements for this process are carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Photosynthesis also requires energy from the sun.

Every bit of information you learn about the plant-growing process will enable you to become a better gardener. Whether you grow a garden or simply have a room full of houseplants, learning how they absorb light will help you see to their needs.