Difference between revisions of "Primary production"

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* [http://web.science.oregonstate.edu/ocean.productivity/ Ocean productivity datasets], [http://oregonstate.edu/ Oregon State University]
 
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[[Category:Biogeochemistry]]

Latest revision as of 16:17, 16 April 2008

Primary production relates to the synthesis of complex organic molecules from simple precursors such as water and carbon dioxide. This is typically achieved by harnessing an energy source such as light. Primary production is generally performed by plants on land, and by phytoplankton in the ocean.

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