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

Asked by Rita(student) , on 10/7/12


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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.

Posted by Kunal Sharma(MeritNation Expert)on 11/7/12

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