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Tebo Rasenyai
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plant sunburn

Post by Tebo Rasenyai » Wed Nov 01, 2006 8:07 pm

Y is it not possible 4 plant to get sunburn,does it have something to do with chlorophyll? :D

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Post by Linn » Tue Nov 07, 2006 4:36 am

well plants can sorta get " sunburned" its called bleaching (photooxidation)
of chlorophyll if light is too intense. of course most plants native to areas of strong sunlight are protected by waxy cuticle. all plants have this called cutin in their epidermis.

hope that helps a bit
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plants avoid feeling burn

Post by honeev » Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:05 am

this article might be interesting...
http://www.biology-online.org/articles/ ... g_burn.htm

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