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pigment

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199600571
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759147
pigment

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A compound (biochrome) that produces colour in the tissues of living organisms. The biological function of the compound may or may not be directly associated with this property....

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Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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