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Why do plant cells look green?


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Answered 2009-11-16 13:35:04

No all plant cells look green - only those cells that contain the pigment chlorophyll look green. The chlorophyll enables the plants to photosynthesize to make their food. The cells that are green are therefore those which may be exposed to sunlight.

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