Name: Martha L Sutphen
Is there a name for the process in which chlorophyll is
activated and causes a plant to turn green?
If a plant contains chlorophyll, the plant will be green,
unless it has other pigments which mask the green color of the chlorophyll.
However, plants can make and destroy their chlorophyll, and since
chlorophyll can be damaged, this is a good thing. However, I am not sure
what "process" you are referring to specifically.
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