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Rita from DELHI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 10/7/12

explain why do spinach look green papaya yellow and edible part of water melon red

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Kunal Sharma , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 11/7/12
1215 helpful votes in Science

Spinach is green because the presence of green pigment chlorophyll.

Papaya is yellow because of the presence of caricaxanthin.

Edible part of watermelon is red in colour because of the presence of lycopene which is a red pigment.

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