compensation point

noun

botany the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide at which the rate of carbon dioxide uptake by a photosynthesizing plant is exactly balanced by its rate of carbon dioxide release in respiration and photorespiration

Nearby words

  1. compensating balance,
  2. compensation,
  3. compensation culture,
  4. compensation neurosis,
  5. compensation order,
  6. compensation, workmen's,
  7. compensatory,
  8. compensatory circulation,
  9. compensatory damages,
  10. compensatory finance

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