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Assertion: C4 – photosynthetic pathway is more efficient than C3 pathway Reason: Photorespiration is suppressed in C4 plants

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Both assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation for assertion.
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Both assertion and reason are true but reason is not correct explanation of assertion.
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Assertion is true but reason is false.
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Both assertion and reason are false.
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The correct option is A Both assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation for assertion.

C4 pathway is more recently involved in C3 pathway and involves a superior carbon dioxide fixing mechanism. C4 pathway is more efficient than C3 pathway.


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