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    Effects on photosynthesis of lack of carotenoids

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    A particular plant has chlorophyll a&b, xanthophylls, but no carotenoids. How will this affect the wavelength of lights under which it can be successfully grown?

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    Chlorophylls absorb wavelengths of light energy from ~400-500nm (blue-violet) and then they have peaks in ...

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    In this solution, I discuss the possible effects on photosynthesis if carotenoids were absent. Website reference included.

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