Hi, I am looking for someone to write an article on effects of green and blue light on the rate of photosynthesis Paper must be at least 1250 words. Please, no plagiarized work! Whereas photosynthesis occurs in the chloroplasts, respiration takes place in the mitochondria. Both the chloroplasts and mitochondria are located in the leaf. hence the two processes may co-occur, working against each other. This can be represented by the chemical reaction below: