Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 8, Photosynthesis - Assessment - 8.2 Photosynthesis: An Overview - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 244: 11



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Chlorophyll absorbs light in the red and blue-violet ranges of the visible spectrum very well; however, it doesn't do very well with the green portion of the spectrum. Green light, thus, is reflected, causing plants to look green to the human eye.
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