Fraction of sun light intensity that leads to saturation of photosynthesis

Value ~25 %
Organism C3 plants
Reference Ort DR, Melis A. Optimizing antenna size to maximize photosynthetic efficiency.Plant Physiol. 2011 Jan155(1):79-85 p.79 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID21078863
Comments C3 (tobacco) leaf photosynthesis is saturated by ~25% of maximum full sunlight.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106361