Photosynthetic pigments

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How does chlorophyll react to the different coloured light?
Chlorophyll absorbs mainly red & *********** light & reflect green light (giving plants their characteristic green colour)
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What are two main types of photosynthetic pigments?
Chlorophyll & carotenoids.
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What are carotenoids?
The yellow, orange, red & brow pigments that absorb strongly in the violet-blue light.
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What is the function of photosynthetic pigments?
They absorb light energy & convert it into chemical energy.
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What are two types of carotenoids?
Xanthophylls (yellow) & carotenes (green)
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What are the two types of chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll a & chlorophyll b.
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