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Dear Prof Steve

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photosynthesis

http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/photosyn.htm

http://biology.about.com/od/plantbiology/a/aa050605a.htm

http://bioenergy.asu.edu/photosyn/education/photointro.html

http://thebesthowto.com/stories/24175/Photosynthesis-For-Dummies.html

http://www.scienceclarified.com/everyday/Real-Life-Earth-Science-Vol-2/Energy-an

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g78utcLQrJ4‎

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XV9FOWleErA‎

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/photosynthesis/v/photosynthesis

http://www.biotopics.co.uk/plants/psfac2.html‎

http://www.radford.edu/jkell/photosynthesis.105.pdf‎

https://www.msu.edu/user/morleyti/sun/Biology/photochem.html


Photosynthesis Process has practical applications in Agriculture and Healthcare/Pharmaceutical Industries.

http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/photosynthesis-interrupted-plant-parts-used-ge

Can we explore this to generate electricity ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

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There's really no question here worth me reading that ridiculous list of links.  Of course we can, biological diesel fuel is a real thing, it's been around for years.  Diesel can make electricity.  It's the most efficient way.  And since the biomass came from CO2 in the atmosphere, the carbon cycle is closed.

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