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Questions regarding living organisms of kingdom Plantae, such as tomatoes, squash, and apple trees.

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Plants don't just need carbon dioxide; like most organisms, they need oxygen to survive as well. They can produce oxygen from carbon dioxide, but that doesn't help cells that aren't exposed to … sunlight; if you put a plant in a very low-oxygen environment, it will die. There are organisms that can survive on little to no oxygen (e.g. cyanobacteria, which can directly supply their respiration cycle from their photosynthesis cycle), but as a rule plants aren't among them. …
answered Jan 9 '15 by cpast