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How does light directly or indirectly regulates plant metablism?
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Plants are autotrophs (photoautotrophs), they need light to obtain and store energy (ATP), which they use to substain the rest of their metabolism. Considering the above statement, I would say that light directly regulates plant metabolism, since it is its primary energy source.
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