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Photorespiration and Reduction in Photosynthesis Efficiency

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What is photorespiration and why does it reduce photosynthesis efficiency?

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Photorespiration is an alternate pathway for production of Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate by Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase

Photorespiration reduces the ...

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