chlorophyll a

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chlor·o·phyll a

magnesium(II) pheophytinate a [(pheophytinato a)magnesium(II)]; the major pigment found in all oxygen-evolving photosynthetic organisms (higher plants, and red and green algae).
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The energy is passed on to the chlorophyll a who is delighted.
Leaves of lime in northern exposure have a higher content of chlorophyll a and carotinoids, and leaves in southern exposure have a higher content of chlorophyll b.
The sensitivity of chlorophyll b against drought stress was more than chlorophyll a and the halt in synthesis of chlorophyll b occurred faster.
Considering the correlation values of chlorophyll a and b with the ear leaf nitrogen, chlorophyll a and b values increased in the [S.
The present study aimed to investigate the influence of NaCl salinity on proline, soluble sugars content, chlorophyll a (CHLa), chlorophyll b (CHLb), total chlorophyll (TC), Spad and chlorophyll florescence in the plant organs of strawberry cv.
The FluoRaptor, new from Key Technology, is a fluorescencesensing laser sorter designed to maximize the detection and removal of defects, extraneous vegetable matter and foreign material based on differing levels of chlorophyll as well as color, size, and shape.