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What is the main pigment in plants?
Question Date: 2014-09-25
Answer 1:

There are different pigments in different plants, however chlorophyll, particularly chlorophyll a is the pigment found in most plants, algae, and cyanobacteria.

Other pigments found in plants are carotenoids, anthocyanins, and betalains

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