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Reflected colours

reflected colours

Those colour's seen in light falling upon a pigmented surface.


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photosynthesis

... This light is in the green region of the spectrum, and since it is reflected, this is the reason plants appear green. Chlorophyll absorbs so strongly that it can mask other less intense colours. Some of these more delicate colours (from molecules such as carotene and ...

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by dipjyoti
Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:04 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: photosynthesis
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Why are leaves green?

... from your physics classes the colour you see is the colour that is reflected from the object, the other colours are absorbed. So in the case of green plants, the green wavelength is reflected and ...

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by Chris4
Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:56 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why are leaves green?
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