The light that is absorbed by a green leaf is
A) from the green portion of the electromagnetic spectrum
B) from the red and violet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.
C) a mixture of green and yellow pigments
D) not used in photosynthsis
- οικοςLv 73 months ago
None of the above. Absorption by chlorophyll is in the red and blue ranges, so B) is the closest choice.
- Gray BoldLv 73 months ago
Plants are green because they reflect green (550 nm) light and absorb energy from the violet-blue (380-480 nm) and reddish-orange (600-680 nm) wavelengths at the opposite ends of visible light spectrum.