Answer to Question #45673 in Biochemistry for anny
hi! i wonder why leaves stop being green at autumn? i mean how do they know and why color are so different?
The point is that leaves contain special pigments, i.e. chemical compounds, which undergo transformation under temperature change. So that's just chemistry. Visit our blog, soon we'll post a detailed article on this topic. Meantime here's explanation why plants are green, which is closely related to your question.
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