Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 10 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 211: 9


One would expect the wild ancestors of cultivated soybeans to have less photosynthetic efficiency since soybeans would have been subjected to artificial selection to produce higher yields, which depend on greater photosynthetic efficiency, for a long time.

Work Step by Step

The key here is to think about a crop plant and what it is for: human benefit. Clearly, greater efficiency would lead to great human benefit.
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