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Unformatted text preview: light equally. Some light energy cannot be absorbed (and is reflected instead) and some is transmitted, or passed through the chloroplasts. The light waves most absorbed and most useful to photosynthesis are reds and blues. Not surprisingly, green light is absorbed poorly. In the laboratory we may do an experiment to demonstrate the absorption of different wavelengths of light by the photosynthetic pigments, an absorption spectrum....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10