TITLE

Many Colors

PUB. DATE
September 1964
SOURCE
New Yorker;9/26/1964, Vol. 40 Issue 32, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on why leaves change color. While botanists agree on how leaves change color, they are at odds as to why. Some believe that the change works an obscure benefit to the trees, while others hold that the change is a meaningless chemical accident. The author states that the 'how' of the change lies on pigmentation.
ACCESSION #
23421732

 

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