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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Avery4jc, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. Avery4jc

    Avery4jc 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Why is grass green?
     
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    I brought that up in the not to distant past.
     
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    Avery4jc 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    and the answer they gave you in the not so distant past was?
     
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    nothing. The therad was padded to death IIRC
     
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    Grass is green because it contains a pigment known as chlorophyll. The chlorophyll is used in the process of photosynthesis where a plant produces sugar in the presence of sunlight. In fact the word 'photosynthesis' means literally to synthesize or 'make' from light (photo). There are, of course some plants which do not contain chlorophyll, and these generally get their nutrition (food) by other means. Some examples are the fungi which decompose dead, and sometimes living, tissue, for their food. You will find that a green plant needs light to make food. If the source of light is cut off, the plant dies. Mushrooms, which are fungi, do not require light to make food (they decompose matter as I mentioned above) and you can find mushrooms growing in almost total darkness.
     
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    Avery4jc 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    hmmm, figures.
     
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    You go, girl :woot: :woot: :woot: !!!
     
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    This is my W.A.G.:

    Look at the date; Feb. 2000.

    Probably an old format set-up-thingy when Mr. Steve started the website.
     
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    yeah figured it was something like that...oh and of course its old...its "thread number one" according to his counter...look at the address.
     
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    You are so wrong. It's green because the leprechauns make it green.
     
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    Nice cut+paste ;)
     
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    There went about 4 minutes of my life I will never get back.:D
     
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    You say that life it happens frequently. :whistle:
     
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    Chlorophyll?

    How bout Boreophyll?

    right???




    NO i will not make out with you!!
     
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    haha yeah that was the point of the copy + paste...was supposed to be sarcastic...
     
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    X2.. :D
     
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    It's green because the leprechauns make it green pad.
     
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    :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
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    What about other plants that do not have green leaves? Such as the Purple Leaf Plum or Japanese Red Maple?
     

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