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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.

www.hunker.com/13428149/what-color-of-light-do-plants-absorb

Nov 20, 2010 ... When plants harvest light for photosynthesis, they only absorb a few ... Plants appear green because chlorophyll absorbs other colors and ...

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

You are a big smelly bum, really... are you really asking why plants are green. ... 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 the plants are ...

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.quora.com/Leaves-are-green-because-Chlorophyll-does-not-absorb-green-light-Does-this-benefit-photosynthesis-and-if-so-how

The green chlorophyll pigments used by cyanobacteria and most land plants will absorb wavelengths of light in the blue and red ranges. This allows them to ...

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.

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 ... We humans (for the most part) are optically limited to seeing 400-700 nm radiation.