Why Does Green Cellophane Make a Plant Grow Faster?

Normally, plants absorb more blue and red light from the spectrum. Plants reflect instead of absorb green light. If enough white light penetrates the green cellophane, however, plants may appear to grow better.

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Mary Osborne has been an educational quiz writer since 2001. She is the author and illustrator of two children's books and her short stories have periodically appeared in literary journals since 1986. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Central Florida.