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Sat March 01, 2008 By:

Why some plants have red leaves? How do they trap sunlight with this?

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Sivanand Patnaik
Sat March 01, 2008

RED LEAVES HAVE PIGMENTS CALLED CAROTENOIDS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR RED COLOUR .

THESE PIGMENTS  ARE ALSO PHOTORECEPTORS AND THEREFORE ALSO HELP IN PHOTOSYNTHESIS

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