Answer the questions put against each of the following constituents of air : (a) Nitrogen : Explain … their role in modifying the…
(a) Plants convert nitrogen into protein. It is an important constituent of proteins, which are necessary for the growth of animals, plants and human beings. Plants convert nitrogen into proteins.
(b) 20.9%, oxygen is called active air because it supports life on earth. It is essential for the process of combustion.
(c) Carbon dioxide is essential for photosynthesis by which green plants prepare their food. It minimises heat loss by radiation. Thus, it balances the temperature on earth.
(d) Water vapour determine the earth’s climate conditions. It causes rain. It controls the rate of evaporation from the bodies of plants and animals.