Difference between revisions of "Primary production"

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==External links==
 
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primary_production Primary production], [[Wikipedia]]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primary_production Primary production], [[Wikipedia]]
* [http://web.science.oregonstate.edu/ocean.productivity/ Ocean productivity], [http://oregonstate.edu/ Oregon State University]
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* [http://web.science.oregonstate.edu/ocean.productivity/ Ocean productivity datasets], [http://oregonstate.edu/ Oregon State University]

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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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