chlorophyll


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Synonyms for chlorophyll

any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms

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For instance, black speck and pithy brown core developed with no detectable changes in the pears' chlorophyll fluorescence levels.
In land plants, these are the yellow-colored pigments that remain in leaves in autumn after the green chlorophyll has gone away.
Using satellite images, the researchers created a "satellite water marker" (SWM) index to estimate the presence of organic matter including chlorophyll and plankton based on wavelength measurements.
The chlorosis found in leaves of stressed plants is related with the reduction in chlorophyll contents as a result of a decrease in chlorophyll synthesis or an increase in chlorophyll degradation or even due to a reduction in the chloroplast number.
Temperature, salinity[+ or -] dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll a, pH, and turbidity were measured by sensors attached to 2 identical YSI 6600 V2-4 Sondes (YSI, Inc.
More sun and colder weather can destroy chlorophyll quicker and encourage anthocyanins to form.
Chlorophyll a was estimated by the method of Mackiney [6].
3> Do you think the type and amount of chlorophyll or other pigments in the plants have any effect on photosynthesis?
The satellite pictures track changes in chlorophyll, the green pigment in all plants, to show how they respond to the warmer weather as winter fades.
They've also stolen the recipe for how to make chlorophyll, a chemical that is vital to the process, and can make chlorophyll themselves.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study found that chlorophyll and its derivative chlorophyllin are effective in limiting the absorption of aflatoxin in humans.
Other factors that cause chlorophyll to form include stress (insects, mechanical injury, heat, etc.
They do so in cells which contain pigment chlorophyll.
The most common chemical is called chlorophyll, which is what gives the leaves their green color in the summer.
Chlorophyll content was evaluated on days 14 and 21 of the experiment using the methods of Einhellig and Rasmussen (Einhellig and Rasmussen 1979).