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Re: Increased RED color in plants

On Wed, 26 Feb 1997 03:39:02 -0500, you wrote:

>	BTW, i have also noticed what I believe to be a deepening of the
>red on my red plants when I've used an actinic lamp over them.  I wonder
>why this would increase anthcyanin production, if the reddening is indded
>occuring and the anthcyanins are the only cause for the redness?

Is it analagous to a suntan?  The response in humans to UV is to increase
melanin production.

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