What is photo respiration?

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What is photo respiration? Please explain it very briefly. Point-wise answers will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. :)
Oct 10th, 2014

Photorespiration is a process of metabolic pathway that consumes oxygen, releases carbon dioxide, generates no ATP, and decreases photosynthetic output; generally occurs on hot, dry, bright days, when stomata close and the oxygen concentration in the leaf exceeds that of carbon dioxide. 

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