What is respiration in Plants?

The process of breaking down glucose to release energy is called respiration. Glucose brakes down after it combine with oxygen. The body gets energy through breathing.

respiration in Plants

The glucose combines with oxygen to produce carbon dioxide, water and energy. The energy is released in the form of ATP. This energy is used to carry out biological functions necessary for the survival of the living beings.

Glucose+Oxygen → Carbon Dioxide+Water+ Energy (ATP)

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