Energy from the sun is not converted into plant food for the lupine plant in the stems. Instead, the main function of stem is to provide support and transportation for water. Photosynthesis, converting sunlight into energy, takes place in the chloroplasts in plant cells located in the leaves.
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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.