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- Sep 2020
if turnover is fast the accumulation of respiring biomass is low and respiration depends primarily on photosynthesis; while if turnover is slow the accumulation of respiring biomass is high and respiration depends primarily on biomass
For small plants, respiration rates depend upon photosynthesis. In larger plants, respiration is dependent upon biomass.
Idea is that respiration rates are controlled by photosynthates.