A

Blue (absorbed by chlorophyll) Green *

Near IR

A generalized pattern of chlorophyll

Epidermis (clear) — Mesophyll (green) Epidermis (clear)

intercellular air spaces Spongy parenchyma -Palisade parenchyma -

A generalized pattern of chlorophyll

Epidermis (clear) — Mesophyll (green) Epidermis (clear)

intercellular air spaces Spongy parenchyma -Palisade parenchyma -

FIGURE 2.5. Interactions of incident solar radiation in a leaf cross section

TABLE 2.7. Green leaf response to spectral radiation components

Wavelength (^m)

Reflection (%)

Transmission (%)

Absorption (%)

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