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Infrared reflection from plants

cbf at ari.net cbf at ari.net
Wed Dec 13 17:53:57 EST 1995

I am looking for information on infrared radiation reflected from plants for my research on infrared 
photography.  My understanding is that chlorophyll is not the agent of radiation, as it is transparent to the 
infrared.  What ,then, causes such a high degree of reflection of infrared light?  I am a photographer, not a 
botonist, but am willing to do what is necessary to understand this.

Thanks for any and all help.


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