why do grass plants lose their colour ?

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why do grass plants lose their colour ?

Post by asquiths » Wed Mar 01, 2006 3:26 pm

Why does grass lose it`s colour ?

Also Why do grass plants look red,orange etc during drought,stress etc

Is the different colours other pigments ?

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Post by Linn » Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:01 pm

It has to do with the production
of chlorophyll which gives the green color,
when production of chlorophyll slows down
or stops due to drought or the approach
of winter, The production of chlorophyll
stops and reveals the other color pigments that were there all along!!
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chlorophyll

Post by asquiths » Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:14 pm

thank you for the info

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