What is light dependent reaction of photosynthesis?

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Photosynthesis can be divided into 2 phases. 1. Light Phase & 2. Dark Phase.


Light dependent reactions of photosynthesis can occur only in the presence of Sunlight.
Light reactions are also called Hill reactions after the scientist Robert Hill after his discovery.
1. In light reactions when sunlight falls on the cholorophyll, it gets activated and starts the process.
2. In light reactions, light energy is converted into chemical energy.
3. End products of light reaction are oxygen, ATP & NADPH