Why are summer leaves green, even though carotenoids are present?

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Carotenoids reflect green light.

  

The carotenoids are located in different compartments of the leaves than chlorophyll.

  

During summer, chlorophyll is more abundant than carotenoids in leaves.

  

Carotenoids absorb green light.

 

asked Dec 25, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

1 Answer

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During summer, chlorophyll is more abundant than carotenoids in leaves.

 

answered Dec 25, 2012 by BeatKick ~Rookie~ (266 points)

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