Fall Leaves 2012 May Stay Green Longer
Fall Leaves 2012 May Stay Green Longer even as we anticipate beautiful hues of orange this year.
Us Temperature could mean colors changing later which will inturn exaggerate a trend some are already observing.
Huffington Post on Green also has it that warming temperatures could delay the changing colors of autumn foliage.
Studies in Europe and Japan have indicated that leaves are both changing color and dropping later.
In a video produced by Accuweather.com, Valerie Smock explains why leaves turn from green to shades of yellow, orange and red. The production of chlorophyll, the green pigment in leaves, slows down during the fall, when the days get shorter, revealing other color pigments that are normally hidden from view.
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