Geetika after coming home told her mother that she wants to plant some trees


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Geetika after coming home told her mother that she wants to plant some trees as she needs to know and observe how plants grow by preparing their own food and transfer it to other organs. She placed two potted plants in her room and observed after 3-4 weeks that leaves had become pale-yellow in colour instead of green in colour. Read the passage given below and answer the question that follows:
(i) What is photosynthesis? Also mention the conditions necessary for photosynthesis.
(ii) What according to you was the condition missing in the given case that leads to that in proper growth of plant?
(iii) What values are observed in Geetika’s action?


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(i) Photosynthesis is the phenomenon of synthesising food by the green plants.
The conditions necessary for photosynthesis are presence of sunlight and chlorophyll and raw material, i.e. $CO_{2}$ and water.
(ii) In the condition given, sunlight was missing due to which the plants lacked their proper growth.
(iii) Geetika was practical, intelligent and careful person.