Subject: Why are plants not black ?
Date: Tue Feb 29 11:20:26 2000
Posted by chris chapple
Grade level: 10-12
School: Farnham College
City: No city entered. State/Province: Surrey
Area of science: Botany
One of my best students asked ths. We had been discussing absorption and
action spectra - chlorophylls a, b etc and she suggested that black
pignments would absorb the green wavelengths and allow plants more energy
for growth etc. I thought it might make plants too hot, but I was just
Re: Why are plants not black ?
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