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C3 plants

C3 plants

Plants that produce a three-carbon compound during photosynthesis, including most trees and agricultural crops such as rice, wheat, soybeans, potatoes and vegetables.

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C4 plants

C4 plants

Plants, mainly of tropical origin, that produce a four-carbon compound during photosynthesis, including many grasses and the agriculturally important crops maize, sugar cane, millet and sorghum

Calorie (cal)

Calorie (cal)

Calorie is defined as an energy measure unit. 1 calorie is the amount of energy required to heat 1 gram of water from 14.5 to 15.5°C. 1 cal = 4.184 Joule (notation that a food calorie abbreviated Cal, is actually a kilocalorie. 1 Cal = 4.184 kJ). Read more

Canvas

Canvas

The simplest weave in textiles is a plain weave (1×1) where the filling yarn is passed over and under individual warp yarns. Using thick yarns, makes the fabric into a canvas.

Carbon colonialism

Carbon colonialism

Carbon colonialism is a term used by critics of carbon trading to describe the way in which carbon offset’s projects can be used by rich consumers in the North to displace their high-carbon consuming practices by offsetting their emissions cheaply in the South. By the name of climate change this trade/barter opens the door to a new form of colonialism. Read more..