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Colour spectrum

Colour spectrum --> chromatic spectrum

The continuum of colours that white light forms on passing through a prism or diffraction grating.

Synonym: colour spectrum.


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Re: Why are leaves green?

... do plant leaves reflect the highest energy part of the current sun's spectrum? 3) UV is not particularly abundant, and yet birds, reptiles and ... make big use of UV to attract insects, why not use a higher energy colour? Marinz says light senceing molecules such as Phototropin (Blue light), ...

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by cigarshaped
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why are leaves green?
Replies: 76
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Photosynthetic Pigments: The effect from coloured lighting

... anybodys time here are my questions: 1. If I was to offer plants a coloured light, would the plants react, and produce greater quantities of ... than chlorophyll a? (assuming that the colour wasnt in the absorption spectrum of chlorophyll a 2. Would i be able to measure this increase using ...

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by biologyeeisuckx
Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:31 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Photosynthetic Pigments: The effect from coloured lighting
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Views: 3120

Re: Why are leaves green?

... make such sacrifices. Ultimately I believe green is the most effective colour for plants because it's the colour that is most dominant. I'm hoping ... that it's enough to say "there's enough light in the blue and red spectrum to suffice". I'd love to be proved wrong though. Also if green ...

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by Geokinkladze
Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:58 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why are leaves green?
Replies: 76
Views: 293730

Re: The Color of blood

... haemoglobin molecule which absorbs light in the blue portion of the spectrum, leaving a red colour.

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by leosmith678
Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Color of blood
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Re: green wavelength in plant photosynthesis

... of how tomato seedlings of the same type response to different light spectrum. i read on the internet that green light is useless for plants. ... on this head to write a bit in my report. will it change the colour of its leaves? Blue and Red are the major parts of the spectrum where ...

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by robsabba
Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: green wavelength in plant photosynthesis
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