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Chlorophyll b

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noun

A yellow-green chlorophyll pigment which occurs only in plants and green algae. It functions as a light harvesting pigment that pass on the light excitation to chlorophyll a. It absorbs well at wavelength of 450-500 nm and 600-650 nm of the electromagnetic spectrum. Its molecular formula is C55H70O6N4Mg.


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There are different forms of chlorophylls existing in nature. Some of them are:

They all reflect the green light but the slight differences in their structure cause them to appear in different shades of green.


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... nutrients into the plant AND will be also involved on the activation regarding certain plant enzymes. Magnesium is usually the important area of chlorophyll, a good important plant pigment clicks inside photosynthesis. Iron is usually needed pertaining to photosynthesis AND ALSO is usually produce ...

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by MichaelJK8
Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:19 am
 
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Mineral Nutrition In Plants

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Why are leaves green?

Hello, leaves are green because of a compound called chlorophyll. The purpose of cholorphyll is to help plants in photo synthesis which the way plants make food.

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Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:49 am
 
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