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Do plants produce food when they have no oxygen?
Answer 1:

Given light, water, and carbon dioxide, plants make their own food and their own oxygen. Without one of these, they're stuck, and need oxygen just as we do. Plants store their food inside of them in the form of starch, which is what makes plants good to eat.



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