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www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/7A.html

Green plants are green because they contain a pigment called chlorophyll. ... Green light is not absorbed but reflected, making the plant appear green. ... Although our color perception is the most advanced amongst mammals, humans have ...

www.researchgate.net/post/Why_are_plants_green

Sure, plants are green because their cells contain chloroplasts which have the ... Chlorophyll has unique photophysical properties - a first excited singlet state (S1) ... absorption is a more common problem than too little, in most environments. ... so the green gets reflected back to our eyes, which is why leaves appear green.

scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=1110

Chlorophyll is a green pigment that gives most plants their color.The reason that it is green is because it absorbs other colors of light such as red and blue ... become more prevalent and is what you see when the leaves appear to change color.

gizmodo.com/5992258/plants-are-green-because-chlorophyll-is-an-evolutionary-champ

Mar 25, 2013 ... We already know why all plants appear green: it's because they're full ... it was plants that relied on chlorophyll—which gives them their green ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Biology,_Answering_the_Big_Questions_of_Life/Photosynthesis

1.2.1 Then why is chlorophyll green? ... That reflected light is the color that the shirt appears. ... So plants are green because chlorophyll reflects green light. ... The green pigment covers them up for the most part in summer, but in the fall, when ...

fhs-bio-wiki.pbworks.com/w/page/12145793/Photosynthesis%20-%20absorbance%20lab

chlorophyll and white light interact to produce green color because chlorophyll absobs ... of light it absorbs, areas of a leaf containing the molecule will appear green. ... Therefore, most plants are green because their chlorophyll reflects green.

www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/about675.html

Apr 14, 2005 ... That is why most plants are green. About the 550nm ... 2005 1:27 am. because of the present of chlorophyll pigment the leaves appear green.

www.quora.com/Why-did-chlorophyl-evolve-to-be-green-as-opposed-to-black-which-would-absorb-more-energy

Because when it comes to evolution, "good enough" is good enough. Evolution is undirected. ... There's nothing saying "this wavelength of light is most energetic... ... Chlorophyll, the green pigment in oxygenic photosynthetic plants[1] is a porphyrin--a large ring that's ... Why does chlorophyll make plants appear green?

www.livescience.com/39145-why-are-plants-purple.html

Aug 23, 2013 ... Most of the plants you see on a daily basis are green, but every so ... Because chlorophyll molecules are very good at soaking up blue and ... green light — plants containing a lot of chlorophyll appear green to the human eye.

www.quora.com/What-causes-most-plants-to-appear-green

The pigment chlorophyll within the chloroplasts, a cellular organelle, is responsible for the ... When you look at plants, you see the color green because it is the ...