Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 8 - Photosynthesis - Review Questions - Synthesize: 3

Answer

Yes, they do since they need ATP to power biological processes at night, when no light is available for the light-dependent reactions. Thus, they need cellular respiration to produce the chemical energy needed to all sorts of processes.

Work Step by Step

The way to approach this question is to think of why organisms need cellular respiration in the first place. Review any prior chapter needed to help yourself remember this. Then, ask is there any time or special situation when plants would have this need for the products of cellular respiration.
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