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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

Chlorophyll has unique photophysical properties - a first excited singlet state (S1) ... Sure, plants are green because their cells contain chloroplasts which have the ... 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.

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

There's nothing saying "this wavelength of light is most energetic, so it's the one we should use ... So they reject wavelengths at blue and red, thus appear purple. ... So plants are green because chlorophyll is more suited for a blue or a red sun.

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.

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.

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.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.physicsforums.com/threads/why-are-plants-green.515560

So plants aren't even touching most of the light they receive. ... So in summary; plants are green because chlorophyll is. ..... I linked only to the plant FAQ, it appears to be factual based on my other reading, and it's explained ...

biology.stackexchange.com/questions/450/why-do-plants-have-green-leaves-and-not-red

I know plants are green due to chlorophyll. ..... Blue light was the most available wavelength of light for early plants growing underwater, ... If the former was true, then plants don't appear red simply because of the physical ...

gizmodo.com/5990764/we-dont-actually-know-why-plants-are-green

Mar 15, 2013 ... We already know why all plants appear green: it's because they're full of the light- absorbing chemical known as chlorophyll. But since they ...