Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 39 - 39.1 - Concept Check - Page 843: 1


Etiolation: long weak stems, small leaves, and pale yellow color in flowering plants grown in little to no light due to longer inter nodes and lack of chlorophyll.

Work Step by Step

The roots of the plant will also grow, the stem will elongate, and there will be less to leaf expansion. This eventually increases the chance that a plant will reach a source of light.
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