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Antonyms for nonphotosynthetic

not photosynthetic

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So even a strong signal of nonphotosynthetic pigments would be seen at best only in the 'disk average,' or average planetary brightness in the electromagnetic spectrum, Schwieterman said.
Nonphotosynthetic microbes take energy from sources other than light, such as charged ions in certain metals.
They are free-living, photosynthetic or nonphotosynthetic dinoflagellates occurring in marine, brackish, and freshwater environments (Fensome et al.
Protozoa Nonphotosynthetic, unicellular eukaryotes; protozoan is singular.
Seedling vigor and the early nonphotosynthetic stage of seedling growth in grasses.
The Chlorarachniophyceae are unicellular eukaryotic algae characterized by an amoeboid morphology that may be the result of secondary endosymbiosis of a green alga by a nonphotosynthetic amoeba or amoeboflagellate.
To explore these size-dependent differences in photophysiology in more detail, we examined nonphotosynthetic quenching in the same corals by qualitatively comparing rapid light curves.
Mysticina tuberculata pollinates the flower of Dactylanthus taylorii (Balanophoraceae), a nonphotosynthetic root parasite of trees and shrubs, that is the only plant in the world pollinated by a walking bat.
The relatively low photosynthetic capacity per unit leaf mass in the CAM bromeliads reflects the presence of foliar tissues that are nonphotosynthetic in function and low in nitrogen content.
Bush says plants can regulate distribution of nutrients via a signal system that controls the flow of sugar from photosynthetic leaves to nonphotosynthetic tissues, like roots and seeds.
We excavated 6-12 plants per plot, counted leaves and stolons, classified each leaf as clipped, grazed, or whole, and measured plant height, length of each leaf, bulb height and width, "stem height" (the length of the nonphotosynthetic part of the leaves, a measure of depth of the bulb in the soil), stolon length, and (on flowering plants) inflorescence height and number of flowers or fruits.
Chloroplasts, the photosynthetic organelles found in plants today, are thought to be descended from a cyanobacterium (or close relative) that was once free-living but then was engulfed in a eukaryotic (nucleated), nonphotosynthetic cell.
Caladenia orchid seeds develop into the photosynthetic seedling stage via a nonphotosynthetic protocorm phase.
1988) demonstrated that adult shrimp indeed depend on nonphotosynthetic organic carbon sources, whereas their nitrogen isotopes are consistent with a role as primary consumers.
have already argued that the nonphotosynthetic plant pigments have the