Subject: Why do plants turn brown when they die, and why are they green in life?
Date: Thu Oct 1 15:53:59 1998
Posted by Katy Digges
Grade level: 7-9
City: Edmonds State/Province: Washington
Area of science: Botany
I know that chlorophyl is the chemical that gives plants it's green
color, but why do they turn green and not purple or blue? Also, why
do plants turn brown when they die, and are they really "dead"?
Re: Why do plants turn brown when they die, and why are they green in life?
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