Look at leaves of the same plant on the shady side and compare it with the leaves on the sunny side. Or, compare the potted plants kept in the sunlight with those in the shade. Which of them has leaves that are darker green? Why?

Asked by Pragya Singh | 11 months ago |  175

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Solution :-

Leaf surfaces in shade receive lesser sunshine, so they experience a lesser amount of photosynthesis than plants or leaves in direct sunlight. Leaf pigments present in shady areas increase photosynthesis. As the chlorophyll content increases, the leaf absorbs more light, leading to a greater amount of photosynthesis, which makes the leaves greener when in shade than when in sunlight.

Answered by Abhisek | 11 months ago

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