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For plants, researchers often build two phylogenetic trees: one for the DNA stores in the nucleus of the plant's cells and one for the chlorophyll-producing organelles called chloroplasts, which have their own DNA.
To measure the productivity of algae blooms, most researchers use satellite images that capture the distinctive green color of chlorophyll in open seas.
The shade increases the amount of chlorophyll content in the leaves, which is what makes them bright green and full of nutrients.
Spinach is a source of thylakoids, the chlorophyll-bearing parts of green leaves.
The tree was felled 400 or 500 years ago, but scraping away the surface with his penknife, Wohlleben found something astonishing: the stump was still green with chlorophyll.
Descartes can use chlorophyll density images, taken by satellites, to predict agricultural output.
In recent years, researchers have found signs that plants are more than simple chlorophyll factories.
Magnesium is good for reducing stress, while the chlorophyll contains antioxidants, so the water’s great if your goal is to just feel better.
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: the green substance in plants that makes it possible for them to make food from carbon dioxide and water
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