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Photosynthesis

takes place entirely inside of chloroplast
thlakoids

2

Leaves are adapted to ______ light intake

maximize

3

Stomata

facilitate gas exchange
intermost

4

Cohesion

water sticks to itself
forms a chain of molecules

5

Adhestion

Water sticks to other things

6

Capillary Action

sticks to itself but only works for the first few feet

7

Transpiration

water escaping

8

Chlorophyll

major photosynthesis pigment
makes plants green

9

What makes chlorophyll unique among pigments

useful in biological sense

10

Absorption Spectrum

absorption depends on wavelength

11

Action Spectrum

now a plant behaves with different colors

12

Accessory Pigments

pigments act together to capture more wavelengths
cholophylla, cholophylla b, carotenoids

13

Thylakoids

arranged in stacks (like pancakes!)

14

Light Harvesting Complexes consist of __________
They are arranged into _________

proteins and pigments
Photosystems

15

Harvesting energy is sufficient to _______

split water