Importance of Plants to Human Life

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PLANTS ARE ESSENTIAL TO HUMAN LIFE
Plants are living organisms belonging to the vegetal kingdom that can live on land or water. Plants have very important role in preserving the human race there are responsible for oxygen the most essential gas to the human race, a gas needed for most living organisms that currently inhabit our planet to breathe. Life on earth depends directly on plants. Humans like other animals cannot feed themselves. Directly or indirectly what they eat comes from the vegetal family. Plants are important because they are able to develop their own organic matter. From simple inorganic elements, they are called primary producers. All other things on earth feed on matter produced by plants. For example a rabbit eats the carrot or crab larvae consume tiny plant organisms that float on water. Many creatures feed on herbivores they are called consumers. Some carnivores are eaten by other carnivores which can be eaten by other ones. A rabbit could be eaten by a fox and dog could also eat the fox or even the rabbit. At sea the crab larvae are eaten by sardines that are finally eaten by tuna. Humans depend directly on plants. When we eat animal flesh, it comes from an animal that has fed on grass. Plants produce fruits, rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and fibre the important of fruits is large to an imaginable extent that without the humans would be dying of avoidable diseases. They also provide us with vegetables which is necessary for health maintenance. Many industrial products are derived from plants e.g. Wood for furniture such as beams, doors etc. paper pulp, fibres such as hemp, cotton, linen etc.
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