Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 41 - 41.4 - Concept Check - Page 912: 1


The lengthened digestive system would also lengthen the time it took in which food plants were exposed to each digestive process, helping them break down somewhat better.

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A longer alimentary canal could help improve plant digestion, but would not allow an organism that did not have the correct enzyme production or gut flora to fully digest them.
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