Problem: Leaves of many plants "turn" colors in the fall because: a. the cooler weather causes the plant to produce more of the accessory photosynthetic pigments.b. the chlorophyll in the leaves degrades as winter approaches.c. the lessening of daylight as winter approaches causes the plant to produce more of the accessory photosynthetic pigments.d. plants produce more chlorophyll.e. all are correct

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Leaves of many plants "turn" colors in the fall because: 

a. the cooler weather causes the plant to produce more of the accessory photosynthetic pigments.

b. the chlorophyll in the leaves degrades as winter approaches.

c. the lessening of daylight as winter approaches causes the plant to produce more of the accessory photosynthetic pigments.

d. plants produce more chlorophyll.

e. all are correct

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