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C3 / C4 plants. (Help..)

Raquel eowyn at bug.fe.up.pt
Wed Jul 16 16:42:41 EST 1997


Hello there!

I was wondering if you guys could enlighten me. What exactly *is* the
difference between C3 and C4 plants, and how does it affect
photosynthesis and respiration?

Also, I read somewhere that only C3 plants had photorespiration. Why
is that?

Thanks a lot for your help!
Best wishes

**Raquel "Eowyn" Correia**



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